June Moore Bert
Funeral services for June Teresa Moore Bert, 91, of Indianola, will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church of Indianola. She died Thursday, January 16, 2014 at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola after a brief illness. Burial will be in Indianola City Cemetery under the direction of Boone-Card Funeral Home, Indianola.
She was born in New Orleans, LA. on June 26, 1922, to Chasteen Killian Moore and Teresa Armbruster Moore and attended McMain High School and Louisiana State University. She met the love of her life George William Bert of Lake Oswego, Oregon while he was in the Navy in New Orleans . They lived most of their married life in Lake Oswego, OR, before moving to Indianola after their retirement.
While in Oregon, June was owner of June's Fabric Shop and became very well known for her sewing and tailoring skills and often created pageant gowns for the Miss Oregon contestants. While her accomplished sewing talents were known by many she was modest about having created hats, making draperies, tailoring suits & coats, and designing ultrasuede purses and accessories that she sold in her shop. While in Oregon and in Indianola, she enjoyed gardening, playing bridge and hand sewing items for friends. June was an active member of her church, an avid golfer, a member of the Garden Club and several bridge clubs, and the DAR.
She is survived by 2 nieces, Joy Tindall Aden (Bill) of Jackson; Helen Tindall Thurber (Cooper) of Mobile, AL and four nephews, Frank L. Tindall, Jr. (Marsha) of Indianola, John Lewis Moore, Jr., Brian Dennis Moore (Kimberly) of Mandeville, LA and Craig Killian Moore (Denise) of Slidell, LA.
The family would like to extend special thanks to her loving caregivers, Gloria Smith and Gelda Chandler, and the staff of Indywood of Indianola and to Weldon Aultman, her special trusted advisor and friend.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to funeral services at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to First Presbyterian Church, Indianola, MS, 38751.
Boone Funeral Home
305 Main St Indianola, MS 38751
Published in Clarion Ledger on Jan. 17, 2014