EAST PRAIRIE -- William A. "Toots" Moore, 89, died at 10:03 a.m. Feb. 5, 2005, at the East Prairie Nursing Center.
Born Oct. 30, 1915, at Caruthersville, son of the late William A. and Pearl Michie Moore, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired farmer and rental proprietor.
On Dec. 13, 1937, he married Rudell Wilson who preceded him in death on Dec. 1, 1990.
One son, Gerald Moore; three brothers, Ralph Moore, Charles Moore and Delbert Mendenhall; and one sister, Sylvia Ray, also preceded him in death.
Survivors include: one sons, Ronnie Moore of Poplar Bluff; two daughters, Geraldine Wilson of East Prairie and Helen Kefauver of Cape Girardeau; eight sisters, Genevive Decker of Dunnellon, Fla., Alice Stallings of Crystal City, Leatha Roberts of Pevely and Georgia Kemp, Laura Russell, Patsy Thomas, Willie B. Norman and Agnes Walker of East Prairie; and two grandsons, Steve Wilson and Kevin Wilson of Memphis, Tenn.
Services were conducted at 10 a.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Larry Smith officiated.
Burial followed in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.