The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Obits

April 4, 2014

Loretta Moore

WEBB CITY, Mo. — Loretta M. Moore, age 83, of Webb City, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Freeman West Hospital.

She was born on May 8, 1930, in Spring City, Mo., to Earl L. Waddle and Nita M. Pearson Waddle. Loretta was a bank bookkeeper for five and a half years, a volunteer treasurer of the Diabetes Association for seven years and secretary treasurer for three of those years and a homemaker for all of this time. She is a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Webb City.

Loretta married Wm. Benjamin Moore on Sept. 25, 1954, in Tulsa, Okla. He preceded her in death on March 25, 2009.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Lewis Waddle and her parents.

Loretta is survived by her sons, Edward Earl Moore and wife, Sherrie Lynn, of Carl Junction, Dale Brotherton, of Cullowhee, N.C.; grandchildren, Travis Brotherton, Tiffanie Yeakey and husband, Michael, Anglenia Huffhina and husband, Jason and Adam Moore; and great-grandchildren, Aron Yeakey, Levi Yeakey, Noah Yeakey, Jessie Yeakey, John Elvis Yeakey and Charleigh Huffhina.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 5, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City with Rev. Kyle Beverlin officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial donations to the Emmanuel Baptist Church or to Camp Hickory Hill and Juvenile Diabetes Camp in Columbia, Mo.

Arrangements are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City.

Visit www.simpsonfh.com for online condolences.

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