Lona LaNette Moore, 53, of Jenkins, passed away Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield.
She was born July 18, 1956, in Amarillo, Texas, the daughter of Clyde and Dorothy (Kennedy) Sams. In March, 1989, in California, she was united in marriage to Greg Moore, who preceded her in death on April 21, 2007. She was also preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.
Survivors include: three sons, Jon Laeger of Springfield, William Laeger and his wife, Jamie, of Purdy, and Dustin Moore, of Aurora; one brother, Darrell Sams and his wife, Rachel, of Jenkins; four sisters, Tresa Murphy, of LeAnn, Clarice Twiggs and her husband, William, of Lee's Summit, Denise Prisk and her husband, Robert, of Leann, and Christy Kerr and her husband, Jim, of El Dorado, Ark.; and one grandson.
She moved to Missouri at a young age, attending elementary school at Jenkins. She then attended Cassville High School, graduating in 1975. For a few years she resided in California and was employed with Natel Laboratories in Simi Valley. She returned to Missouri several years ago to make her home.
She was a member of Shiloah Baptist Church, Jenkins.
Graveside services were held Monday at Clio Cemetery, Jenkins. Pastor David Eaton conducted the services.
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