Ruth L. Moore

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Ruth Lorraine (McCaslin) Moore passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019. Ruth was born March 10, 1925, to John Sherman and Rachel Mae (Baldridge) McCaslin in Sheldon, Mo. She was raised by her uncle and aunt, Marion J. and Cora Myrtle (McCaslin) Cowherd after her parents’ death in 1926. She married U.S. Navy Radio First Classman and Minister, Rex Homer Moore, on June 18, 1941. They were married 55 years during which they had three sons and lived in Missouri, Kansas, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa, Alaska, and California where Rex was stationed. Ruth worked several jobs on base. She started as a nurse’s aide, earned her cosmetology license and later worked as a secretary for the state of Missouri. Ruth loved music and played the organ and accordion for church for years. She also enjoyed sewing, swimming, and puzzles.

Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, John and Rachel McCaslin of Sheldon, Mo.; her uncle and aunt, Marion and Myrtle Cowherd of Nevada, Mo.; her husband, Rex Homer Moore of Nevada, Mo.; her sister, Helen Brink (James) of Gladstone, Mo.; her son, Ronald Frederick Moore (Kathy) of Ramsey, Minn.; and her son, Donald Wayne Moore (Judy) of Kansas City, Mo. She is survived by her son, Clinton Leon Moore (Pam) of Parkville, Mo.; seven grandchildren; nine great‐grandchildren; one great‐great‐grandchild; and two nieces.

Services will be held at Relevant Church, 101 N. Forest Ave., Liberty, Mo., on Wednesday, June 26, with a 10 a.m. visitation and 11 a.m. service. Burial will be held on Thursday, June 27, at 11 a.m., at Fort Scott National Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kan.

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