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Gennene Moore Klutz, 81, of Carolina Beach died on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born on June 3, 1931, in Kannapolis, NC, to the late Walter and Vera Moore. Gennene was also preceded in death by her husband Loy Klutz as well as a sister, Margaret Holt.

Gennene is survived by her four children, Tony Klutz (Kathy), Susan Salisbury (Michael), Gale Marett (David) and Ray Klutz; twelve grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren; a brother, Ted Moore; and a sister, Julie Stapins.

Gennene was a devout Christian and served as treasurer of Kure Beach First Baptist Church for three decades. She was retired from Kure Beach Town Hall after many years as Assistant Town Clerk. Gennene was an active member of the Carolina Beach community her whole life.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday, February 15, 2013, at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Kure Beach First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kure Beach First Baptist Church or Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel

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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Feb. 14 to Feb. 15, 2013