1870-190

January 1, 1870, Navesink, New Jersey.

February 24, 1903, in the parsonage of St. Paul’s Methodist Episcopal Church, Penns Grove, New Jersey.

Bay View Cemetery, Navesink, New Jersey.

Virginia was the daughter of Andrew J. and Louisa J. Williams, and wife of minister William G. Moyer. In 1889, she graduated from the State Normal School in Trenton, New Jersey. On January 30, 1890, she married William G. Moyer of the Methodist Episcopal New Jersey Conference.

Sister Moyer possessed rare social, intellectual, and spiritual qualities. She was clear-headed, pure-hearted, devoted as wife and mother, a true friend, and an earnest Christian. Tireless in her devotion to the Church and all moral and religious interests, she took an active part in the various Church organizations and in Woman’s Christian Temperance Union work. She was a great worker among the children. The devotional meetings found her foremost in endeavor, and many indifferent ones have been stirred by her appeals to begin the new life. Her testimony was clear and positive, and in defense of the right her advocacy was strong and aggressive. She believed in, experienced, and taught genuine scriptural holiness, and was a good example of sweet consistency between profession and practice.

Mrs. Moyer was possessed of a poetic nature, which was developed to the enriching of the hymnody of the Church. In the composition of warm and positive songs and hymns she devoted her spare hours, writing upward of forty, many of which are still unpublished.

The Christian Advocate
June 25, 1903

  1. All the Way to Calvary
  2. Have You Not Heard of a Cross on a Mountain?
  3. Jesus Is Living with Me
  4. My Heart Is with Jesus Wherever I Go
  5. O Sweet to Me This Thought Has Grown
  6. Over the Dead-Line
  7. Soul’s Anchor, The
  8. When the Voyage of Life Is Over
  9. World May Sing Its Siren Song, The

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