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Nora Moore

February 28, 1923 — May 18, 2013


Nora A. Moore, age 90, formerly of Kahoka, MO, died Saturday, May 18, 2013 at her daughter's home in Stockport, IA.

Nora was born February 28, 1923 in Butler, KS, a daughter of Alexander and Matilda Graft Criger.

She married William Oren Moore on April 18, 1946 in West Plains, Mo while he was serving in the U. S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include six daughters: Shirley Smutz of Stockport, IA, Bertha Moore of Argyle, IA, Veleta Wilkinson of Stockport, IA, Barbara (Mrs. Ralph) Rice of Milton, IA, Marilyn (Mrs. Bill) Ross of Kahoka, MO and Darilyn Moore of Keokuk, IA; daughter-in-law, Mary Moore of Birmingham, IA; twenty-one grandchildren; twenty-three great grandchildren; and a great-great grandson due in June 2013; as well as nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1986; a daughter, Marlene Moore; a son, Dwayne Moore; son-in-law, Ronald Wilkinson; two grandsons, Cody Yeoman and Adam Moore; three brothers, Wilbert, Royal and Joe Criger; and two sisters, Virgie Smith and Martha Wyss.

Nora and William lived in Birmingham, IA, for thirty-five years, moving to Clark County in 1986. In 2007 she moved to Stockport to reside with her daughter, Shirley.

She had been a homemaker all of her life and was a known for her beautiful quilts, hand-embroidered gifts she shared with others and her excellent cooking, specifically her bread, noodles and pies. Her family was the heart of her home.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with burial following in the Keokuk National Cemetery.

Memorials were suggested to Hospice of Central, IA, Mt. Pleasant.

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