Our precious loving mother and grandmother, Priscilla Moore, was welcomed into heaven Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Her loving family was by her side, holding her hands as she peacefully passed. Our hearts are broken but mama is so happy that she has now been reunited with her family in God’s Kingdom. Mama was very close to her children and for the past 20 years we lived next door to her and love, comfort and care was shared equally amongst us.
She was born Jan. 2, 1940, in Knob Noster Mo., a graduate of Knob Noster High School she received a full scholarship offer from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Mama lived in Van Buren since 1958 and was a homemaker. Earlier in life she enjoyed painting and reading as hobbies, and helping others. She loved plants and flowers and had a special place in her heart for animals.
She was preceded in death by her father, Elmer Judd, who was killed in action during World War II; her stepfather, Arthur Geary of Van Buren, who adopted her; her mother, Lois Judd Geary of Van Buren; two sisters, Nancy Geary and Pam Geary, both of Van Buren; and one daughter, Susan May Moore; who died in 1978.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Carl Moore of the home; one daughter, Lois Moore of Van Buren; one son, Carl Moore Jr. of Van Buren; two grandchildren, Diamond Gaudern and her husband Michael of Farmington and Dillon Moore of Van Buren.
Funeral service will be graveside at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Cemetery with Jan Enke officiating under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to made to Shana’s Last Chance Dog Rescue, 2316 Oliver Springs Road, Van Buren, AR 72956, or HOPE Humane Society, formerly Sebastian County Humane Society, 3800 Kelley Highway, Fort Smith, AR 72904.
Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com.