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Emogene Moyers Tidd

January 18, 1938 — February 11, 2024

Monterey

Emogene (Moyers) Tidd, 86, of Monterey, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2024 at Augusta Health Shenandoah House in Fishersville.

She was born January 18, 1938 in Hightown, a daughter of the late John Wilber and Cathleen Edith (Duncan) Moyers. She married Aubrey Huston Tidd, who preceded her in death on October 1, 1978.

One with a strong work ethic, Emogene, along with her husband, owned and operated their own turkey houses. She enjoyed raising a garden and canning her bounty. She was a former member of the Monterey Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, Monterey United Methodist Church, and most recently Hightown United Methodist Church. She was known for her six fingers and toes! In her later years, she enjoyed her many trips with her special friend, Bud. Above all, Emogene will be remembered as being kind-spirited and always willing to help others; she loved to visit and talk.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Madline Galford; and brother, Roscoe Moyers.

She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Warner and husband, Rickie of Franklin; son, Johnnie “Butch” Tidd of Bolar; grandchildren, Jessica Basagic and husband, Morgan, Kimberly Armentrout and husband, Christopher, Johnnie “J.W.” Tidd, and Nicki Herb and husband, Fred; step-granddaughter, Megan Delgado and husband, Jose; great-grandchildren, Bryce Basagic, Tinley Basagic, Sadie Belle Armentrout, Johnnie Tidd, Kera Tidd, Nicholas Shifflett, Gabriel Tidd, Ruby Herb, and Vince Herb; step-great-grandchildren, John Herb and Warrick Bancroft, Mason Bancroft, and Gemma Bancroft; one great-great-grandson, Axel Bennett; brother, Ronnie Moyers of Hightown; very special friend, Harry “Bud” Cook, formerly of Monterey, now residing in South Carolina; as well as a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at Obaugh Funeral Home, McDowell with Rev. Andre Crummett officiating. Burial will follow in Monterey Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Morgan Basagic, Bryce Basagic, Chris Armentrout, J.W. Tidd, Wickie Hooke and Ronnie Moyers.

The family will receive friends, 12-2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Monterey Cemetery, c/o Nancy Sweitzer, 228 Triple Oak Lane, Hot Springs, Va. 24445 or Highland County Volunteer Rescue, P.O. Box 268, Monterey, Va. 24465.

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Visitation

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Obaugh Funeral Home - Highland County

8739 Highland Turnpike, McDowell, VA 24458

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Obaugh Funeral Home - Highland County

8739 Highland Turnpike, McDowell, VA 24458

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Burial

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

3:15 - 3:45 pm (Eastern time)

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