Obituary – Moore, Vern Jefferson

Vern Jefferson Moore

Class of 1928

Vern Jefferson Moore

July 8, 1909 – May 19, 2000

Funeral for Vern Jefferson Moore, 90, will be held a at 2 p.m. Monday, May 22, 2000 at the First Baptist Church in Perry. Revs. Bobby Lee and Buddy Hunt will co-officiate. Burial will be in Grace Hill Cemetery under direction of Brown-Sisson Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church.

Moore was born July 8, 1909 in Perry, the son of William W. and Annie B. (Coates) Moore. He died at 4:15 a.m. Friday, May 19, 2000, at Green Valley Nursing Home.

Moore was a 1928 Perry High School graduate and was a member of the First Baptist church and the Independent Order of Oddfellows lodge #27. He and the former Martha M. Vice were married May 22, 1927 in Perry. They would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary Monday. He was employed as a power plant operator for the City of Perry. Moore served in the United States Army and is a World War II veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Martha, of the home; a sister-in-law, Velma Moore, Perry; and several nieces and nephews including Tom Moore and his wife, Lois, Perry, Betty Watson, Arlington, TX, and Deanna Oge, Anadarko, OK.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.