Thelma Ward Moore

Tuesday, March 5, 2002

KELSO, Mo. -- Thelma Ward Moore, 85, of Kelso died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born March 26, 1916, in Randles, Mo., daughter of William A. and Hattie Paralee Harmon Sledge.

She married Ralph S. Ward on March 25, 1935. He preceded her in death Jan. 27, 1970. She later married Alvin Moore on Feb. 10, 1973. He preceded her in death March 7, 1996.

She had been employed at Florsheim Shoe Co. in the skiving department.

Survivors include a son, Ron Ward of Scott City, Mo.; a brother, Ross Harmon of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Anna Sledge of Cape Girardeau; three grandsons, Tim Ward of Houston, Texas, Brad Ward of Jackson, Mo., and Matt Ward of Springfield, Ill.; and eight great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Mary, Nathan, Hailey, Grant, Grayson, Kati, and Peyton.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Luther Rhodes officiating.

Burial will be Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.