Joy Diane Moore

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Joy Diane Moore, 62, of Nevada, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. Joy was born April 26, 1956, at Nevada City Hospital the daughter of Gerald P. Moore and Twilia (Hendrix) Moore.

Joy grew up in Nevada attending Nevada Schools. She was once married to Richard Hand and later Michael Northrup. Joy’s first employment was at Moore-Few Care Center. She later babysat in her home for nieces, nephews and the next two generation of children. Joy always loved children, she adored her grandchildren and loved spending her time with them. Joy’s door was always open to her family, her many friends and family’s friends who were looking for a kind word and some encouragement. She also liked to work word search and picture puzzles. Joy was a member of the Church of Christ.

Joy was preceded in death by her father, Gerald P. Moore; grandparents, Ed and Fern Hendrix, and Harry and Letha Moore; infant grandson, Jered Edward Moore Jr.; uncles, Harold C. Moore and Edward C “Bud” Hendrix; aunt, Nadine Moore; and special sister-in-law, Lorraine (Rayna) Moore. Joy is survived by a son, Jered Edward Moore; daughter, Kizzi Celestine Pace; stepsons, Michael Northrup and Randy Northrup; seven grandchildren, Sidnee Layne Moore, Layknn Rene` Moore, Kuper Ryan Lee Moore, Blaiz Roxanne Pace, Kyrin Zayne Hostetter, Phelani Heather Hostetter, and Kinzli Teresa Hostetter; numerous stepgrandchildren; mother, Twilia Moore; two brothers, Jerry Moore and Carl Moore (Judy); sister, Vicki Hensley (Roger); nieces, nephews, extended family and many special friends

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with Bro. Dick Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery in Nevada. Friends may call from Thursday morning and until the hour of service on Saturday.

Memorials are suggested to Fair Haven Children’s Home (in Willard, Mo.) in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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