Audra Call Moss

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Audra Lucile Call Moss graduated from Brigham Young University in 1948 with a degree in speech, and in 1970 with a Master's Degree in speech and dramatic arts. She later returned to BYU and received an ED in Community Education Administration in 1986.

Moss was born December 12, 1923 in Rigby, Idaho to Cyril and LaVern Barker Call. She graduated as Valedictorian from Rigby High school in 1942. She served a mission for the LDS Church in New Mexico, in the Western States Mission.

She married Joel Moss on May 26, 1948 in the Idaho Falls Temple. They had six children: Kevin, Lani, Kate, Shauna, David and Janine. When she passed away, she also had 19 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren.

Moss was a violinist and played with many symphonies, including the Utah Valley Symphony as first Violin. She has spent her life as a stage actress, director, musician, humanitarian and scholar. She wrote, produced, and acted in a one-woman show entitled Circle of the Cross, in which she portrayed seven people who lived at the time of Christ. This play was performed in many parts of the US, Canada, Russia and Taiwan.

Along with her husband Joel, Moss lived in China for two years on a service mission, teaching English to graduated students at Xaimen University. She and her husband also published several books and developed educational TV shows called Patterns for Parents and Moss on Marriage.

She passed away peacefully in her home on September 29, 2014.

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