Ronnie Brooks, Terry Thomas, Barry Rapp (front row)
John Moss, Ace Moreland (back row).
Belly moved to Jacksonville, Florida in the mid 70's where they were
signed by Armstrong Agency Management Company who also managed Molly
Tim Lindsey, Greg Baril, Artimus Pyle, Ace Moreland & Chip Miller.
Moreland's West Side Story
Chip Miller, Tim Lindsey, Ace
Moreland, Randall Hall, Barry Rapp.
Greenlee & Ace Moreland.
James Ace Moreland, Jr.
James Ace Moreland, Jr. of Miami died at 4:20
p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, 2003, at his home after an illness. He was 50.
Moreland was born Nov. 18, 1952, in Miami to James Ace and Ila Rae
(Phelps) Moreland. He was a graduate of Commerce High School and
attended Pittsburgh, Kan., State University.
He left the Miami area and had a career as a
musician making numerous albums. He was a Baptist.
include his mother; two sisters, Betty Little and husband Bill of
Shawnee and Jane Paxson of Miami, and three nephews and their wives,
Duane and Vikki Jones of Falls Church, Va., James and Lisa Paxson of
Baxter Springs, Kan., and Greg "Todd" and Joan Jones of Welch.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church of
Commerce with the Rev. Billy Bissell officiating. Burial will be in
G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami.
will be Gene Jones, Billie McNelis, David Hicks, Ronnie Brooks, Jimmy
Markham and Miles Jacobs. Honorary pallbearers will be Willie Gideon,
Slugger Trask, Barry Rapp, Steve Duncan and Glen Dow.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8
p.m. Tuesday at the Guilford-Thomas Funeral Home in Commerce.
Arrangements are under the direction of
Thomas Funeral Home in Welch.
Memorials may be made to the First
Baptist Church of Commerce building fund.