Nona Ruth Moore, age 101, of 4091 East Chester Avenue, Bryan, TX, (formerly of 301 No. 8th and 1408 Spring, Quincy) died Friday (April 27, 2012) in her home in Texas.
She was born September 17, 1910 in Clayton, Illinois, the daughter of Ivan B.and Ella Edmonson Frankel. Nona graduated from Quincy High School in 1929 and married Lyman E. Moore on November 22, 1930 in Monmouth, IL. He preceded her in death on December 11, 2000.
Mrs. Moore worked for 18 years as a bookkeeper at Davis-Cleaver. She was a 50 year member of Grace Whipple Chapter #312; a 70 year member of Quincy, Illinois First Christian Church and an 11 year member of the Bryan, Texas First Christian Church. While in Quincy, Nona did volunteer work at Sunset Home and at the First Christian Church. She had also delivered Meals on Wheels for several years. In 2001 Nona moved to Bryan, Texas to be close to her daughter and family. Nona enjoyed her friends at the Waldenbrook Estates retirement community along with bible study and the church women’s group.
Survivors include a son, Roger E. Moore, Jacksonville, IL; a daughter, Margie Crouch and her husband Arlen, Bryan, TX; 7 grandchildren: Jeff Moore, Springfield, IL; Mike Moore, Jacksonville, IL; Sharon Manker of St. Louis, MO; Amy Williams of North Augusta, SC; Debbie Guess, and Steve and Doug Crouch, Bryan, Texas. Nona is also survived by 11 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 2 sisters Darlene Bernel and Vivian Abney and her daughter-in-law Joan Moore..
Services: 11 am Saturday (May 5, 2012) at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with the Rev. Linda Hunsaker and Rev. Tracey Armstrong officiating. Burial will be in New Providence Cemetery, Ursa, IL
Visitation: 10- 11 am Saturday at the funeral home. Burial in New Providence Cemetery in Ursa, IL.
Memorial: First Christian Church in Quincy or Bryan, Texas.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.