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Bettie Lou Moore

Bettie Lou Moore

Bettie Lou Moore, daughter of the late Thomas Moore and Mattie Coke-Moore, was born Aug. 6, 1935 in Ripley, Miss., and passed away Dec. 13, 2014, at the John J. Pershing V.A. Hospital, Poplar Bluff, Mo., at the age of 79.
Though no known relatives, Bette leaves a host of friends, including the staff and others at the Alton Senior Center.
Bette served her country by joining the U.S. Army in 1956. She attended college for several years, receiving several degrees, including ones in electronics and law enforcement. Bette worked as a prison guard and was a member of the Special Forces unit of a Mississippi police department.
Services will be 1:00 pm Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at the Clary Funeral Home, 102 Vine St., Alton, Mo., with Pastor Denzil Thomas officiating.
Burial with full military honors will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 26, 2014 at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Bloomfield, Mo.
Bettie Lou Moore at the Oregon County Food Producers and Artisans Co-op in Alton

Bettie Lou Moore at the Oregon County Food Producers and Artisans Co-op in Alton