CHARLESTON - Louise "Til" Moran, 87, died March 24, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Oct. 2, 1919, at Blytheville, Ark., to the late Walter Phillip and Hattie Wade Atteberry, she was a lifelong resident of Charleston. She was employed over 30 years with the Missouri Department of Revenue as a vision tester for the Drivers License Bureaus in Charleston and Sikeston. A member of the First Baptist Church, she was a charter member of the Junior Study Club and a member of the Molly French Garden Club. Always willing to share her gifts with others, she was honored in 2000 by the Kingshighway Chapter of the DAR with the Community Service Award and was a past recipient of the Charleston's Woman of the Year award.
On June 14, 1946, she married James B. Moran Sr. who preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 1997.
One brother, James Atteberry; and three sisters, Frances O. Atteberry, Mary Sue Atteberry and Lurline Durst also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Blair and Sharon Moran of Sikeston; two daughters and one son-in-law, Laurie Ann and Jim Arnold of Golden, Colo., and Frances Sue Moran of Portland, Ore.; one brother, Phil Atteberry of Charleston; one sister, Thelma Bess of Sikeston; and three grandchildren, Bethany Ann Moran of St. Louis, James Moran Arnold of Charlotte, N.C., and Julia Elizabeth Arnold of Minneapolis.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. Visitation will continue from 9 a.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in Charleston. The Rev. Michael Brewer, pastor, will officiate. A eulogy will be offered by her son, Blair Moran.
Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Tom Graham, Reginald Young, Jim Cullison, Randy Arington, Lee Goodin, Mark Dugan and Dr. Jim Cooper.
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The family requests
memorials be made to:
First Baptist Church
P.O. Box 442
Charleston, MO 63834