Born: March 20, 1870, Chicago, Illinois (birth name: Mary Whittle).

Died: Au­gust 20, 1963, East Northfield, Mass­a­chu­setts.

Buried: Northfield, Mass­a­chu­setts.

May was the daugh­ter of hymn­ist Dan­iel Whit­tle, and wife of Wil­liam R. Moody (son of 19th Cen­tu­ry evan­gel­ist Dwight Moo­dy). She at­tended Dwight Moo­dy’s Girl’s School in North­field, Mass­a­chu­setts; Ober­lin Coll­ege (1888-1889); and the Roy­al Acad­e­my of Mu­sic in Lon­don (1890-1891). A gift­ed sing­er, she as­sist­ed her fa­ther and Dwight Moo­dy in their evan­gel­ism ef­forts, and co-ed­it­ed (with Charles M. Al­ex­an­der) North­field Hymn­al No. 3.



  1. Hope of the Coming of the Lord, The
  2. Moment by Moment
  3. They Tell Me the Story of Jesus Is Old