Lifetime Achievement Award

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Loretta F. Hives-Moody

Title: Director
Industry: Religion
Type of Organization: Ministry
Major Product/Service: Religious services and ministry
Expertise: Rev. Moody has 40 years experience. She ministers to those in need including individuals in convalescent homes, the elderly, those who are HIV positive and local youth. She also teaches a "Mother's Bible" class and is the Vice President of the women's mission.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Oakland, California
Affiliations: President, Voice of Africa; Allen Temple Baptist Church; God Squad; Volunteer, Detentional Ministry, San Leandro; President, California Women's Mission Society; Prayer Warriors, A.T.B.C.; House of Psalm; Kindred Health Care Center; Fruitvale Health Care Center; Consorts Club of the Bay Area; Grief Ministry, Allen Temple
University/Degree: R.N., Merritt College, 1982; M.Div., American Baptist Seminary of the West, 2012
Born: January 27, 1941, DeRidder, Louisiana
Hobbies/Sports: Cooking, cake decorating, fishing, playing piano, bowling
Spouse: Charles Edward Moody, Rev. (dec.)
Married: July 22, 1962
Children: Roderick (dec.), Kennard; Grandchildren: Kianna, Sharmeika, Roderick (dec.), Kennard; Great Grandchild: Charles
Work History: Rev. Moody retired after 50 years experience in nursing. She served as a L.V.N. and R.N. As her husband was in the U.S. Air Force, Mrs. Moody was able to have a flexible work schedule within the hospital, enabling her to serve in the CCU/ICU, telemetry, trauma, med/surg, surgical prep, orthopedic, burn unit, emergency department, labor/delivery and postpartum departments. She especially enjoyed being a neonatal nurse and served for 22 years at the Eden Medical Center Sutter Affiliate in Castro Valley, California. As a Reverend, she ministers to those in need, both spiritually and physically.