Councilmember, Precinct 5
101 Fortune Street
Ph: (254) 883-1450
Fx: (254) 883-1456
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed 12 to 1 for Lunch
Councilmember Neddie Pearl Lang-Moore was elected to her first term on City Council in May 2015. Councilmember Moore was born and raised in Marlin and graduated from Marlin High School. She moved out the community during the late 90’s and returned in 2003.
Councilmember Moore is the daughter of Manuel and Janella Lang, the granddaughter of the late W. C. and Annie (Neddie B.) Clay, and great-granddaughter of the late Adeline Baker (Mama Clay) of Marlin. She is the proud mother of three, Owen (Sonya), Tameria (Lawrence II) and Anita; and honored grandmother of seven, Lawrence III, Jakryn, Latrion, Genay, Soriya, Lawrencia and CyAire.
Ms. Moore is a graduate of the Marlin School of Vocational Nursing where she received her LVN, Texas State Technical Institute where she received an A.A. in Nuclear Physics, McLennan Community College where she received A.A. degrees in Mental Health, Youth and Substance Abuse Counseling, Southwestern Christian University where she received her B.S. in Human Development and Family Services and presently completing her Masters of Christian Theology at Truett Baylor University. Her educational goal is to acquire a Doctorate in Pastoral Community Counseling from Argosy University.
Ms. Moore has enjoyed a 23 year medical career consisting of licensed nursing in the private and VA hospital and as a physicist assistant of research and quality assurance work with diagnostic x-rays at the University Health Science Center at Dallas. She transitioned to a mental health career where she worked as a Recovery Counselor for Mission Waco residential intensive care facilities for individuals and families challenged with drug and alcohol addictions. She has done bi-vocational work alongside fulfilling a ministry calling where she has served in leadership positions within Non-denominational and Baptist congregations in Marlin, Waco, Dallas and California area.
Prior to being elected, Councilmember Moore founded Emmanuel Place Ministries Inc. and PHHPH (People Helping Hurting People Heal) Family Advocate Outreach a 501(c) (3) organization with vision and mission to offer spiritual support and emotional management for families at risk for domestic violence and juvenile delinquency. Her passion is to promote safe and healthy living with resources that can bring about wholeness in hurting people living in at-risk communities. She has and continue to offer Anger Management Classes and Counseling sessions as an alternative referral for the Marlin Municipal Court and County Judges, Marlin Adult & Juvenile Probation Departments as well as the Marlin Independent School District.
Councilmember Moore states her main reason for getting involved in Marlin government is to promote a better quality of life by facilitating a higher citizen’s expectations and promoting higher city standards. She is passionate for community clean-up and forward movement
She enjoys being with family, participation in various community group activities, prison ministry, teaching bible studies and being a troop leader for the Girl Scouts.