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Lorene Moore


1918 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Lorene Moore, 92, of Amarillo died on Tuesday, January 11, 2011.
Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Lorene was born on February 22, 1918, in Santa Rosa, New Mexico to Zelma and Virgil Hamilton. She moved to Willard, New Mexico, where she excelled in girls basketball. She married Ben Moore on September 29, 1934, in Santa Rosa. They owned and operated a cattle ranch in Vaughn, New Mexico. They moved to Tucumcari, where they lived and raised their family until they moved to Saigon, Vietnam. They moved back and retired to Port Isabel, Texas.
Lorene was a great cook and she loved to sew Halloween costumes. She also loved singing and she had a great sense of humor. She sent both of her kids to college and was very proud of that.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Moore.
Survivors include a daughter, Sharron and her husband, Dr. Bernard Fitzner of Amarillo; a son, Gerald Moore and wife, Joyce of Hudson, NY; four grandchildren, Catherine Baxter and husband, David of Seattle, WA, Lisa Moore of Mountain View, CA, Benjamin Moore and wife, Ali of Greensboro, NC, Andrew Moore and Vanessa of Chapel Hill, NC, and seven great grandchildren.
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