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Jo Linda Moore Langston

Mrs. Jo Linda Moore Langston, age 86, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at UNC Johnston Healthcare in Smithfield, NC. A Private Graveside Service will be held at Barbour’s Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery outside Four Oaks, NC.

Mrs. Jo Linda Moore Langston was born on December 11, 1935 in Johnston County, NC to the late Ottis S. and Myrtle Stephenson Moore. Jo Linda graduated from Four Oaks High School and Hardbarger Business College, and thereafter began her working career. She moved to the position of secretary to the Warden at Central Prison and remained there until she resigned to become a stay-at-home wife and mom to love and care for her husband and their three children. She later returned to work with the Johnston County School System as a substitute teacher and remained there for 42 years. There always remained a special place in her heart for every child she dealt with during those years. Jo Linda was a life-long member of Barbour’s Chapel Advent Christian Church where she taught Sunday School and served as a deaconess. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph H. Langston, Sr., and her brothers, Billy Moore and Ottis S. Moore, Jr.

She is survived by her children, Joseph H. Langston, Jr., of Raleigh; Scott Langston and wife, Diana of Rocky Mount; and Laura L. Jackson and husband, Jeff of Jamestown; grandchildren, Dr. Sara E. Carlisle and husband, Dr. Philip Carlisle, Mary Katherine Smith and husband, Dr. Mason Smith, Morgan Poston and husband, Michael, and Taylor Jackson; great-grandchildren, Camden Scott Carlisle and Greyson Daniel Carlisle; nieces, Karen Whitfield and husband, Rick, and Melissa Mize; sister-in-law, Katherine L. Moore.

In accordance with the NC COVID 19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines. Masks are required for all services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Barbour’s Chapel Advent Christian Church PO Box 357, Four Oaks, NC 27524 or the Alzheimer’s Association of North Carolina 5171 Glenwood Ave, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27612.

The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers.

Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks, NC.

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A candle was lit in memory of Jo Linda Langston

David M Jackson Feb 11 2022 8:00 AM

What a wonderful person. My prayers go out to the family. Growing up with Laura I got to know Mrs. Langston well. She also was one of my teachers. It is an honor to say I knew her.
George Lee

George Talton Lee Jan 31 2022 1:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jo Linda Langston

Lisa Pelletier Kennedy Jan 24 2022 11:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jo Linda Langston

Pat Cheek Jan 20 2022 11:56 AM

What a wonderful lady…loved by so many. The #1 Substitute Teacher. Our deepest sympathy to Joe, Scott and Laura.
Graham and Olive

Olive Cooke Jan 20 2022 9:30 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jo Linda Langston

Jo Ann Coats Morgan Jan 19 2022 6:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jo Linda Langston

Chris Johnson Jan 19 2022 5:53 PM

She was a wonderful mother and friend. I have so many fond memories of her as we were growing up. Joe, Scott, and Laura, may you find peace and comfort in the coming days.

Linda Carter Jan 19 2022 4:35 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss.
Bob and Ann W McBain

Ann McBain Jan 19 2022 4:24 PM

Dear Laura, Scott, Joe and Grandkids So sorry for the passing of your Mom . You guys know your Mom was my cousin , but Jo Linda was like an Aunt too Stan and I . She will be Truly Missed ! My God be with you and comfort you ! Arms Around All

Gary Stephenson Jan 19 2022 2:01 PM

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