Mary Jeanne (Courter) Moore 92, passed peacefully into the Lord's arms Friday, May 27 in Wilmington, NC where she was visiting her son Ron, his wife Phyllis, and their family.
Jeanne was born June 18, 1918 in Allendale, IL to Lester and Marie (Keeling) Courter. She married Robert J. Moore on June 26, 1937. They were married 66 years, until his death in 2003. She was a life- long resident of Wabash County.
Jeanne's greatest joy was serving the Lord and her family. She faithfully attended First General Baptist Church in Mt. Carmel, IL.
Jeanne is survived by son Ronald Julian Moore and wife Phyllis (Parker) of Wilmington, NC, and daughters Angela Jeanne Craig (Larry), and Sheila Ann Strockbine (Richard) both of Mt. Carmel. Jeanne was also survived by 9 grandchildren: Tim Moore (Sheryl) of Charleston, SC, Robert Moore, Austin, TX, Elizabeth Oates (Richard), Fayetteville, NC, Kris Carr (Terry), Wade NC, Cindi Shuey (Roger), Fayetteville, NC, Alexis Jeanne Davis, Mt. Carmel, IL, Justin Strockbine (Melissa), Lexington, SC, Jared Strockbine (Nicki), Mt. Carmel, IL, Jill Kight (Brandon), Chandler, IN, 27 great-grandchildren: DJ Oates (Megan) of Wilmington, NC, Stephanie and Jessica Oates, Fayetteville, NC, Megan Harper, Marquette, MI, Kirsten Hoklas, Marquette, MI, Ryan Hoklas, Chicago, IL, Toni Caneli (Mark), Chicago, IL, Chad Hurin, Pembroke, NC, Bradley and Hannah Johnson, Wade, NC, Daniel and Joshua Carr, Fayetteville, NC, Kristal Moore, Jett and Shannon Shuey all of Fayetteville, NC, Roger Jr. and Kelly Shuey of California, Zachary Neikirk and Shelby Jeanne Davis of Mt. Carmel, IL, Hunter Deisher of Lancaster, IL, Noah, Ethan, and Sammy Strockbine, Mt. Carmel, IL, Blake, Dirk, Asher, and Claira Marie Kight, Chandler, IN, 6 great-great-grandchildren: Rylie and Cameryn Oates, Wilmington, NC, Jennifer Carr, Fayetteville, NC, Gracie Oates, Fayetteville, NC, Madison Spillman, Ohio, Jayla Moore, Fayetteville, NC. Also surviving are sisters-in-law Roberta Courter and Ruth Moore, and nephew John Hipsher and niece Harriet Baczenski and other nieces and nephews.
Preceding Jeanne in death were parents Lester and Marie Courter, Husband Robert Julian Moore, infant daughter, brother Carl Courter, and sisters Mona Jenson and Lois Jeangerard.
Celebration of Life service will be held at First General Baptist Church in Mt. Carmel on Friday, June 3, 2011 at 7PM. Officiating will be Pastor Gary Underwood and Bishop Paul McGee.
Please join the family in celebrating Jeanne's life.
Private burial was in the Allendale cemetery.