Archive for Thursday, February 19, 2004

Rachel L. Moore


February 19, 2004

Funeral services for Rachel L. Moore, 88, Holton, were Monday, Feb. 16, at the Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial was in Holton Cemetery.
Mrs. Moore died Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at the Holton Community Hospital.
She was born Oct. 27, 1915, in Vermillion, the daughter of William D. and Elsie (Johnson) Cannon. She was a 1934 graduate of Holton High School and a life-long Holton area and Jackson County resident.
Mrs. Moore was a homemaker and farm wife.
She was a member of the Larkinburg Christian Church and a member of the King's Daughters' of the church. She married Verne Moore on March 9, 1935, in Holton. He survives.
Other survivors include a son, Ronald Moore, Topeka; a daughter, JoAnn Becker, Eudora; a sister, Marie Oden, Lee's Summit, Mo.; nine grandchildren, four step-grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and a step-great-great-grandson. A daughter, Karen Harshaw, preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 1980.
The family suggests memorials to the Larkinburg Christian Church or the American Cancer Society, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 270, Holton 66436-0270.

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