Martha Ellen Moore
Mrs. Moore Dies At Age 75 Years; Funeral Tomorrow

Mrs. Martha Ellen Moore died at 3 p.m. yesterday at Good Samaritan 
hospital, where she had been a patient for one day. She was 76 years 
and eight months of age.

Mrs. Moore, a life-long resident of Jefferson county, lived on RFD 1, 
Mt. Vernon.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the South Hickory 
Hill Christian Church. The Rev. Marsh Harpole will conduct the services, 
and burial will be in the South Hickory Hill cemetery.

The body will remain at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Nina Thompson 
of Ewing, where friends may call at any time.

Mrs. Moore was born January 3, 1881, in Jefferson county, the daughter 
of Ad and Mary Susan (Thompson) Rightnowar.

She was first married to Oscar Loman, then to Van Beckham, both of 
whom preceded her in death. She was then married to Morton Moore, who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, James L. Loman of Kansas City, Mo., and 
Joe Beckham of Bonnie; four daughters, Mrs. Effie Morgan of Ina, Mrs. Opal Morgan 
of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Nina Thompson of Ewing, and Mrs. Nellie Clark of Bonnie; 
three step-daughters, Mrs. Julia Dennis of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Mattie Dennis of 
North Venice, Ill., and and Mrs. Alice Quinn of Mt. Vernon; one step-son, 
Lee Moore of Mt. Vernon; one sister, Nellie Harmon of Ina; 69 grandchildren 
and 77 great grandchildren.

Source: The Register-News Pg 2
Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL
Date: 04 September 1956 - Tuesday   
Submitted by: James E. and Louise (Beckham) Heidlebaugh

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