By Jim Meridith
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 5, 2022

    4:00 to 8:00 pm, and

    Friday, May 6, 2022

    9:00 to 10:00 am

    Meridith Funeral Home, Pocahontas, IL.


  • Service

    Friday, May 6, 2022

    10:00 am

    Meridith Funeral Home, Pocahontas, IL.

  • Full Obituary

    Mary E. Moore, 76, of Pocahontas, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022.

    Mary was born April 14, 1946, in St. Louis, MO, to Myron and Frances (nee La Roux) Moore.  She married David C. Moore on April 27, 1963, at Christ the King Church in Collinsville, IL.

    Mary was a member of the Pocahontas United Methodist Church and served as a volunteer for many years.  She worked at Pocahontas Elementary School as a Custodian until her retirement.

    Mary was a people person and loved to hang out with her friends and family.  Her family meant the world to her, and She was dedicated to them 100%.  Her favorite past times were camping and boating at Carlyle Lake, where she loved spending as much time as possible.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, David C. Moore; parents, Myron and Frances Moore; siblings, Dorothy Ehret, Carol Jose, and Donald Moore.

    Mary is survived by her children, David (Tammie) Moore Jr., Highland, IL, Connie (Randy) Dicken, Highland, IL, James (Diana) Moore, Pocahontas, IL; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

    Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

    Visitation: Thursday, May 5, 2022, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, and Friday, May 6, 2022 from 9:00 to 10:00 am at Meridith Funeral Home, Pocahontas, IL.

    Funeral Service: Friday, May 6, 2022, 10:00 am, Meridith Funeral Home, Pocahontas, IL.

    Clergy: Rev. Ray Snider, Pastor, Pocahontas United Methodist Church

    Interment: Robinson Cemetery.

    Meridith Funeral Home, Pocahontas, IL.



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6 Condolences
  1. Marcie (Satterlee) Carpenter / May 2, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    So very sorry to hear this! My sincere condolences!

  2. Robin Elliott / May 2, 2022 at 8:53 pm

    Dave and Mary Moore were the heart and soul of Pocahontas Center! They cared about everyone they worked with and all the students they came in contact with throughout the years! We were all very lucky to have known them. Really good people!

  3. Diana doll / May 2, 2022 at 9:32 pm

    Mary was a very sweet lady and I always appreciated her gentle spirit. Our sympathy. Dave and Diana Doll

  4. Bernice M Lurkins / May 3, 2022 at 10:15 am

    Two special people/co-workers together again to continue their journeys enjoying the sun and fishing/boating in eternity. May His promise of eternal life be a comfort to the Moore families. Bernice

  5. Kimberly Quesada / May 4, 2022 at 2:17 pm

    Dave and Mary were two of the best people I have had the pleasure of working with and enjoying such a beautiful friendship with. Heaven gained another beautiful soul. Love and deepest sympathy to the family.

  6. Sherry Sutton / May 6, 2022 at 8:48 am

    My deepest sympathy to all of you. Your mom was a jewel! Sherry (Germann) Sutton

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