Mary Moore

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Mary Yvonne Brown Moore was born on June 15, 1926
in Anacoco, LA to Robert Elmer and Mamie Alice Prewitt Brown. She passed into the arms of Jesus her Savior on May 21, 2019 in Many, LA. Services celebrating her life will be held on Thursday, May, 23, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church in
Hornbeck, LA with Rev. Jack Bell officiating. Burial will follow at Prewitt’s Chapel Cemetery. Services under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home in Leesville, La.
Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service at
11:00 A.M. at the church.
Yvonne, as she was known to her family and friends, married John Henry Moore on December 02, 1944 in Victoria, Texas. He served in the United States Army and they spent the early years of their marriage at his
postings in Georgia, Texas, Arkansas, Germany and Japan. He retired from the military at Fort Polk, Louisiana and they made their home in Hornbeck until poor health caused them to change their residence to the Sabine Retirement and Rehabilitation
Center in Many, Louisiana. In addition to her role as a military wife and mother to a daughter and a son.
Yvonne also held a variety of jobs during her lifetime including earning an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from Baylor
University. She retired from her civil service career as an oral hygienist at Fort Polk to care for her three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 70 years; her sisters: Avis Koonce and Janella Rowe; her
brother: J.W. Brown.
She is survived by her daughter: Wanda Rougeau; her son: Robert Moore and wife Jody; her granddaughters: Stacy Moore, Kelly Moore and Marybeth Moore and her sister Joycelyn Barnes.
The family would like to
thank the staff of Sabine Retirement and Rehabilitation Center for the kind and loving care given to John and Yvonne in their final years.
In Lieu of flowers the family requests that any memorials be made to First Baptist Church of
Hornbeck, LA
“Eternal rest grant unto her, Oh Lord, and may eternal light shine upon her.”
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