Virginia Lee Moore

Friday, November 20, 2015

Virginia Lee Moore, 84, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at Freeman West Hospital, in Joplin, following a brief illness. Virginia was born on Nov. 15, 1931, in Walker, Mo., to Claude and Eunice (Hulse) McCrery. She was united in marriage to Claude Jay Moore on Aug. 5, 1955, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on June 2, 2015.

Virginia was raised in the Walker area and attended Walker High School graduating with the Class of 1950. She was employed by Key Work Clothes in Nevada for 35 years until her retirement. Virginia loved traveling, fishing, and camping with Claude. The Atlanta Braves were her favorite baseball team and she enjoyed watching them on TV.

Survivors include her son, Dusty Moore and his wife, Penne, Nevada; grandchildren, Jay Diederich and his wife, Vera, Renita Hale and her husband, Shane, Jessica Holden, Sam Moore and his wife, Kristina, and Emily Howarth and her husband, Blake; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Marvin McCrery and his wife, Patty, Jerico Springs, Mo.; and a sister-in-law, Nancy McCrery, Nevada. In addition to her husband, Claude, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Anita Diederich, in 2001; and one brother, Richard McCrery, in 2015.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m., today, at Moore Cemetery, in Nevada. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada.

Contributions may be made in her memory to Vernon County Cancer Relief in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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