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February 2, 2014

Don Moore

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Donald Newton "Don" Moore, age 89, Carl Junction, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Spring River Christian Village in Joplin.

Don was born May 5, 1924, in Smithfield, Mo., son of the late Robert and Maude Moore. He graduated from Carl Junction High School, and  served in the United States Army during World War II. He has lived in the Carl Junction, Joplin area all of his life. He worked for over 50 years with the Joplin Globe in the composing room.

In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel; grandsons, Erick Grove and Jamey White; great-granddaughter, Mary Margaret Grove; and his two sisters, Helen Wade and Katie Riley.

Survivors include his daughters, Linda White and husband, Newt, of Carl Junction, Donna Grove and husband, Rick, of Webb City and Jeanne Peterson and husband, Roy, of Joplin; grandchildren, Melissa Graves and husband, Roger, of Galena, Kan., Michael Grove and wife, Kelly, of Olathe, Kan., Troy Peterson and wife, Christin, of Joplin, Gina Peterson, of Springfield, Mo., Justin White and wife, Amanda, of Carl Junction and Aaron Grove, of Carthage, Mo.;  great-grandchildren,  Jessica Weber and husband, Brett, of Joplin, Seth Graves, of Galena, Ryan Graves, of Galena, Cecelia Grove, of Olathe, Katherine Grove, of Olathe, Emma Peterson, of Joplin, Tatum White, of Carl Junction, Madison Graves, of Galena, Kyler White, of Carl Junction, Wesley Peterson, of Joplin and Keagyn White, of Carl Junction; one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m. in the Christian Church of Carl Junction with Pastors Cody Stinnett and Boyce Mouton officiating. Interment will follow in Carl Junction Cemetery with grandsons serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the church from 1 p.m. until service time on Wednesday.

Family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Christian Church of Carl Junction, or the Life of Hope or the Mary Margaret Grove Memorial Fund.

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