Myrtle E. Stephens Moore, 81
EAST LIVERPOOL Myrtle E. Stephens Moore, 81, of East Liverpool, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, died Friday, April 13, 2012, following a lengthy illness.
Born in East Liverpool on Dec. 13, 1930, a daughter of the late Howard Stephens and Captola Kirkham, she was a lifetime area resident and a member of the Good Shepherd Methodist Church.
Myrtle E. Stephens Moore
She worked at Harkers Pottery from 1946 to 1971 and then at Hall China until retiring in 1978. She also worked at Fricano's Market for several years. She was a member of TOPS and looked forward to nights playing cards with her dear friends and bingo with her friends at Santa Clara.
She treasured time spent with her family, and we are blessed with fond memories of holidays, vacations, and other special occasions, as well as those everyday moments that will remain dear to our hearts.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death April 8, 2001, by her husband, Clifford T. "Gig" Moore, whom she married Nov. 4, 1950. She also was preceded in death by two daughters, Mrs. Wayne (Robin) Shaw and Mrs. Randall (Jaye) Lawson; a sister, Ruth Owens; a brother, Richard Kirkham; and a great-grandson, Jackson DeLauder Thorn.
Surviving is a daughter, Raven Weber and her husband, Philip, of East Liverpool.
Also surviving is a sister, Sally Bowersock of East Liverpool, as well as Myrtle's best friend Karen Brereton of East Liverpool.
She will be missed by her granddaughters, "Gram's Girls:" Jennifer R. Thorn and her husband Marty of Wellsville, Gretchen M. Steed and her husband, Kevin, of Wellsville, Nicole M. Carroll and her husband, Jerrett, of Toronto and Marisa D. Weber of Chester.
Nine great-grandchildren will also miss their "Nana Pepper:" Allisyn Hope Carroll, Lynsey Nicole Carroll and Jerrett Lee Carroll, all of Toronto; Lane Phillip Vinton, Leah Marie Vinton, Lauren McKenzie Steed, Callie Don Steed, Avery Jaye Thorn and Zoe Robin Thorn, all of Wellsville.
Friends may visit at the Dawson Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Richard Smith of the church will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
Burial is to be in Riverview Cemetery after which family and friends will gather at the Dawson Family Center for a time of fellowship.
The family suggests that memorial contribution be made in Myrtle's memory to: East Liverpool Meals on Wheels, 200 W. 5th St., East Liverpool, OH 43920.
View Mrs. Moore's memorial website and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com.