Marshall Moore

Thursday, July 8, 2004

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Marshall B. Moore, 67, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 7, 2004, at his home.

He was born Nov. 15, 1936, in Sikeston, son of Elisha Buckner and Fern Bennett Moore. He and Wanda Cowell were married April 8, 1979.

Moore worked for Sikeston Department of Public Safety almost 30 years before retiring, then was a meter reader for Southeast Missouri Rural Electric Coop. He was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church.

He was a military policeman in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife; a son, David Moore of Cosby, Tenn.; a stepson, Terry Hamlin of Sikeston; three stepdaughters, Jeanene Wilson and Sherrie Hamlin of Sikeston, Jennifer Wamble of Marston, Mo.; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and two sisters.

Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield, with full military honors.