Hermenia Unger Moore, passed away Dec. 31, 2013 in Muskogee, OK at age 97.
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Mrs. Moore was born Oct. 1, 1916 in Oakdale, the daughter of Curtis Gustavus and Arlevia Miller Unger, the fourth of nine children. She graduated from Oakdale High School and attended Business College in Knoxville. Before marrying her high school sweetheart, George Berton Moore in Rossville, Georgia in 1935.
Hermenia lived in the Oakdale area until 2009 when she moved to Wagoner, OK to live with her daughter. She loved to travel and had visited many foreign countries and the far reaches of the United States with her daughters and her sister Vera. She belonged to the Lutheran Church until she was married and then became an active member of the Oakdale Methodist Church. A longtime resident of the Pine Orchard community, Mrs. Moore leaves many dear friends there as well as in Oakdale. She loved the serenity of her farm home and the countryside.
Hermenia was preceded in death by her parents; husband, G.B.; first granddaughter, Arlevia Anne Broyles; brothers, Melvin and Bill; and sisters, Vera and Lois.
Mrs. Moore is survived by her sister, Lillian Brown of Louisville, Ky; brother, Otto Unger of Oliver Springs; daughters, Frances Ooten of Kingston and Jean Lancaster of Wagoner, OK; grandchildren, Valerie Junttila of Chantilly, VA., Jay Franklin of Knoxville, David Edwards of Vienna, VA. and Randy Franklin of Knoxville; and nine great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at Oakdale United Methodist Church in Oakdale on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at 1 p.m. Visitation with friends will be held from noon to 1 p.m. the same day. All friends are warmly invited to visit with the family and celebrate the life of Mrs. Moore. Interment will follow in Camp Austin Lutheran Cemetery following the Memorial Service.
Those wishing to express their love of Hermenia may wish to donate to their favorite charity, to a children's charity, to her beloved Oakdale Methodist Church or to the Camp Austin Cemetery fund, 222 N. Church St., Wartburg, Tennessee 37887.
Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Morgan County News from Feb. 26 to Mar. 5, 2014
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