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Moore, Edith J. (1901 - 1998)


Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 5/10/2024 at 19:06:20

Edith J. Moore, 96, of Washta, Iowa passed away Thursday, January 29, 1998, in the Correctionville Nursing & Rehab Center in Correctionville, Iowa following an extended illness.

Funeral services will be held Monday, February 2 at the Washta United Methodist Church in Washta. Burial will be in the Sunset View Cemetery, Washta.

Mrs. Moore was born March 10, 1901, near Jacksonville, Illinois to Charles and Sara (Wiley) Perry. She attended schools in Draper, South Dakota and Dakota City, Nebraska. On June 14, 1919, she married Charley Lee Moore in Dakota City. They lived in Lakin, Kansas for three years before returning to Dakota City. They moved to Washta in 1938.

Survivors include four sons: George Moore and his wife, Hazel, Cherokee; Richard Moore and his wife, Wilma, Lawton, Iowa; Stanley Moore, Moberly, Missouri; and Frank Moore and his wife Patricia, Las Vegas, Nevada; a daughter, Mary and her husband Larry Conley, Omaha, Nebraska, 23 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charley on September 11, 1981; a son, Charles; three grandchildren; five brothers; and a sister.
(Source: Former Cherokee County Historical Society scrapbook. Clipping hand dated 1-31-98)


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