Florene Lutz Moore
KANNAPOLIS - Mrs. Florene Lutz Moore, 92, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Tucker Hospice House.
Mrs. Moore was born on June 2, 1920, in Catawba County, a daughter of the late Jacob A. Lutz and Ida Elizabeth McGill Lutz. Mrs. Moore graduated from Appalachian State Teacher's College in 1943 and later received her master's degree in elementary education. She taught in the Caldwell County Schools from Sept. 1, 1943, to June 1, 1946. Mrs. Moore taught in the Kannapolis City Schools system from June 1, 1946, to July 1, 1982, at which time she retired from Woodrow Wilson Elementary School.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Clarence Moore; two brothers, Fulton Lutz and Jacob Lutz; three sisters, Annie Herndon, Mary Lutz and Clara Little.
Mrs. Moore is survived by five children, Zackie L. Moore, Carlos J. Moore, Susan Moore Compton and husband Dennis, Jann Moore Kirkman and husband Johnney and Marc A. Moore, all of Kannapolis; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Bowman and Mrs. Martha Sigmon, both of Newton; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and 19 nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the Home NSTEAD caregivers and the Tucker Hospice House staff for the compassion and care given to Mrs. Moore during her illness.
Service: A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at Franklin Heights Baptist Church, 526 Wright Ave., Kannapolis, NC 28083. Rev. Jim Grigg, church pastor, Rev. Jasen Kirkman, her grandson, and Mr. Norman Snodderly, church deacon, will officiate. Interment will follow in Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Saturday at the church prior to the service.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Franklin Heights Baptist Church; or Franklin Heights Christian Academy, 526 Wright Ave., Kannapolis, NC 28083.
Remembrances for the family may be left at www.ladysfuneralhome.com
Lady's Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family of Mrs. Moore.