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Moore, Alethea

Little Alethea Moore, the twin baby of Mr. G. A. Moore and wife of Bay city, died Thursday night of last week, and the remains were brought here Friday afternoon and laid to rest by the side of her little twin sister in the Odd Fellows’ cemetery. Numerous friends were present to witness the last sad rites. In this second sad visitation of the death angel within three weeks, the family of Mr. Moore have the heartfelt sympathy of all our people.

Weimar Mercury, May 7, 1909

Moore, Albert Sidney

24 years ago
Let's Look Back
(Friday, April 30, 1948)   

Funeral services were held at 4:30 p.m. on last Thursday at the Myrtle Cemetery in Rock Island for Albert Sidney Moore, 65, who died on April 20th at his home in El Campo.  Mr. Moore made his home in Rock Island for many years, moving to Columbus and then to El Campo where he has resided for some time.

Eagle Lake Headlight July 20, 1972, page 2
Submitted by Dorothy Cox

Moore, Annie (Bowen)

We regret to chronicle the death of Mrs. T. B. Moore, daughter of Mr. J. T. Bowen of this vicinity, which sad occurrence happened at her residence on the old Col. Henderson place, nine miles south of Weimar, Wednesday of last week, after a short illness. Her remains were interred in the Clear Creek cemetery, a large attendance of friends and relatives following in the last sad rites. Capt. J. M. Woolsey of Oakland officiated at the obsequies.

Oakland Newsy Notes

It becomes our painful duty to chronicle the death of Mrs. Annie Moore, consort of Mr. T. P. Moore, who departed this life at noon, at her late residence in this county, on Wednesday of last week, after suffering for several days from puerperal peritonitis. Mrs. Moore was in her 23d year, was the mother of four children. Two infant girls were born April 21st; one of the twins having preceded her in death two days. Mrs. Moore was a Christian lady. Her remains were interred in the Clear creek cemetery by many sorrowing relatives and friends last Thursday. We tender our expression of sympathy to the bereft husband and her many relatives in this their sore bereavements.

Colorado Citizen, May 5, 1892
Submitted by Ernest Mae Seaholm

Moore, Beatrice (Sanford)

Beatrice "Aunt B" Moore, 97, of Alleyton, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 1994, in a Columbus hospital.

Born March 11, 1897, in Alleyton, she was the daughter of Rev. Isaac and Mary Sanford. She attended public school in Alleyton and was a longtime member of Green Grove Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for a number of years. Mrs. Moore was also a member of the Court of Calanthe Dunbar Court 230 and Eastern Star. She was married to Mack Moore.

Funeral services were held Nov. 12, at Green Grove Baptist Church in Alleyton with Rev. Eugene Thomas officiating. Interment followed in Alleyton Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Pendergrass-People's Mortuary, Inc. Smithville.

Serving as pallbearers were Larry Williams, Douglas Stovall, Charles Victoria, Willie Stovall, Anthony Stovall and Jermaine Jackson. Honorary pallbearers were Herbert Perkins, Willis 'Perkins Jr., Brett Perkins, LaRay Perkins, Eric Trahan, Sherman McIntyre, Lewis Bolden, Curly Victoria and Lonnie Coleman.

Mrs. Moore is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Neddy and Andrew Phillips; a step-daughter, Rosie Lee Moore Singleton of Hempstead; two brothers-in-law, Lorey Moore and Fritz Moore of Houston; a sister-in-law, Henrietta Moore of Houston; a goddaughter, Dorothy Fitzgerald; seven great-grandchildren, 14 great-great-grandchildren, one great-great-great-grandchild; ten nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and one grandson, Willis Perkins Sr.

Colorado County Citizen, December 7, 1994
Transcribed by Dennis Boatright

Moore, Charlie Barnett

'Uncle Charlie' Moore, 93, Dies; Buried At Osage

"Uncle Charlie" Moore, last of a large pioneer family and virtually the last reminder of the once-active little village of Osage, died last Thursday, Feb 13, shortly after his arrival at Youens Hospital

He was buried Saturday n the cemetery at Osage, the community that was his home for all of his 93 years. Services were held at Hubbard Funeral Home, with the Methodist pastor, Rev. Howard MacAllister, officiating.

Pallbearers were Henry and Gus __imon of Houston; Guy Yachel and __. C. Hopper of El Campo; Lee Graves of Eagle Lake; and Willie Taylor of Weimar.

The youngest of 12 children of James B. and Winnie Moore, Charles Barnett Moore was born May 22, 1865, at Osage and spent his lifetime there. He had moved only once in his life, when a storm damaged his home and new one was built a short distance away, still on the Moore homestead place. A bachelor, he lived alone, did his own cooking and kept his home in meticulous order.

He enjoyed his independence, but he also enjoyed the frequent visits of friends and the 10 nieces and 4 nephews who are his only survivors.

Even in his last years he could recall vivid details of Osage in the time when it had two stores, three doctors, a blacksmith shop, a dance hall, a school and a church. Upstairs in the church was the meeting place of Masonic Lodge No. 301, parent lodge of No. 423 here. Mr. Moore remembered the community's first school building, the first of five built. The last one now is on the Weimar Public School campus and serves as a band hall.

Mr. Moore's parents were one of 36 families that came in a wagon train from Holly Springs, Miss., in 1885 [1855] to settle in Osage. The settlement had been begun four years earlier by the Tom Hubbard family and was named in about 1856 by Dr. Sam McLeary, who was postmaster at the time. Osage at about the turn of the century was the annual scene of a religious camp meeting, when families came and camped for a week or two while a series of services were held. As an active participant in these gatherings "Uncle Charlie" Moore received a foundation in religious philosophy that led him to enjoy living every day in his long life.

Weimar Mercury, 21 February 1958
From the files of Dorothy Albrecht

Moore, Cora B. (Brasher)

Mrs. G. A. Moore, Former Weimar Resident, Dies

Funeral services for Mrs. G. A. Moore of Bay City, were held here last Sunday, Oct. 24, from the Hubbard Funeral Home, with interment in the Weimar Cemetery. Rev. Vance of Bay City and Rev. S. R. Horwood, Methodist minister at Weimar, officiated.

Born Cora B. Brasher, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Brasher of Weimar. On June 16, 1895 she was united in marriage to Mr. G. A., Moore, who was principal of the Weimar Institute for a number of years. In 1905 the couple moved to Bay City. A member of the Methodist Church, Mrs. Moore was also a very active worker in the Woman’s Press Association, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Order of the Eastern Star and Daughters of the American Republic.

Mrs. Moore visited in Weimar on numerous occasions during the past few years, and was always a welcome visitor here.

She passed away at Houston, Texas, Saturday, October 23. She was preceded in death by her husband and her only daughter, Mrs. C. C. Luker. Also preceding her in death were two sisters and one brother: Mrs. C. E. Duve, Miss Lizzie Brasher and H. Brasher.

Surviving are three sons: Chas M. Moore of San Antonio, Albert S. Moore of New London, Connecticut, and Henry G. Moore of Australia.

Pallbearers were Austin B. Lee, R. Lee Williams and Pat Thompson, all of Bay City; and S. M. McCormick, George Herder, Jr., and Walter J. Black of Weimar.

The Mercury joins with the many friends of the deceased in extending sincere sympathy to the bereaved family.

Weimar Mercury, October 29, 1942, page 1

Moore, Dorris


Dorris Moore, 97 year old Negro and long time resident of this city, died at his home here Saturday. He was a native of Tennessee and came here when a child. He was one of the respected, industrious colored citizens of this community. [Place of interment unknown]

Tom Moore, for several years janitor of the Columbus school, is a son of deceased. Two other children also survive him, Rhonnie Scott of this city and Sam Moore of Houston.

Colorado County Citizen, January 23, 1936

Moore, Elizabeth

The remains of little Elizabeth, one of the twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Moore of Bay City, who died of some infantile affection[sic] Friday afternoon last, were brought here Saturday afternoon and laid to rest by the side of her baby brother, Hugh, in the Odd Fellows’ cemetery, Rev. J. D. Worrell officiating. In the loss of their beloved babe the stricken parents have the heartfelt sympathy of all our people. God pity and comfort them in their bereavement is our sincere prayer.

Weimar Mercury, April 16, 1909

Moore, Elizabeth (Goode)

Weimar Item

Weimar, April 21

It is with the greatest feelings of sadness that we are compelled to note the demise of Mrs. F. D. Moore of near Osage, which occurred April 14 at her home, surrounded by members of the family and intimate friends. Mrs. Moore was in her 61st year, a consistent member of the Methodist church for many years, and never tired of doing good towards all mankind, and laboring constantly for the Master's cause. This good lady was laid to rest in the family lot of the Osage cemetery last Thursday, the funeral procession being largely attended, many friends from Weimar being in attendance, Rev. Worrell, officiating. To the distressed husband, children and other relatives this correspondent and the Citizen extend their deepest condolence.

Colorado Citizen, 23 April 1909
From the files of Dorothy Albrecht

Moore, Francis Drake

One of this Section's Honored Men Dies

It was known definitely early last week that Mr. F. D. Moore of the Osage community was a very sick man, and that at his advanced age, 91 years, there was little chance of recovery. But friends and family hoped against hope that his usual fortitude would again pull him through.

However, it was a vain hope. That body and energy that had pulled him through life for 91 years was fagged out. Like a piece of machinery that had served its day of usefulness, Mr. Moore succumbed to the inevitable, and his poor, tired body laid down to enjoy that rest that will come to each of us in the end.

Friday afternoon about 2 o'clock word was brought to town that he had passed away. Funeral arrangements were made, and after appropriate services at the family residence, the remains were committed to mother earth Saturday afternoon by the side of other loved ones gone on before, in the Osage Cemetery, Revs. J. H. E. Willmann and W. L. Hightower, Methodist ministers, officiating.

There were many beautiful floral emblems, and a large attendance of mourning relatives and friends, for Mr. Moore had lived in this section so long that he was known and highly regarded by all who knew him.

Mr. Moore was born May 1, 1846, in Mississippi. He was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Moore. He moved to Texas when only 9 years old, and lived in this vicinity up to the time of his death. The Moore family purchased land in the Osage section soon after arrival here, the purchased tract being kept intact and in possession of the Moore family ever since, probably the only tract in this section possessing such a record. During his early days he united with the Methodist Church and lived in that faith up to the time of his death.

In the war between the states Mr. Moore was a member of Deshield's Battery, Crunbar's Battalion, and served with gallantry and distinction until the close of the struggle. He returned to his home in the Osage section in May, 1865.

He was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth Goode Aug. 24, 1870. To this union two daughters were born, Mrs. Lucy Ricks of Damon and Mrs. Emma Pressley[sic] of Weimar. His good wife preceded him in death many years ago. Besides his two daughters, he is survived by nine grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; also one brother, Mr. Chas. Moore, and one sister, Mrs. Ida Hicks. At the time of his death he was 91 years, 1 month and 10 days old.

Mr. Drake Moore was well and favorably known to the people of this section. A quiet, upright, good citizen, possessing a splendid memory of past events, he was a welcome visitor in every gathering. He was for many years prominently connected with Masonry, being one of the oldest members of that order in this part of Texas, and in his earlier days was an active figure in all civic affairs of this section. At one time in life he was employed by the old mercantile firm of Kindred & McCormick of this city. Throughout his long life he ever possessed the respect and highest esteem of his fellowmen wherever he was known. He was a devoted husband and father, a kindly, true neighbor and friend, and his passing is viewed with keen regret. Peace to his memory!

Weimar Mercury, ?? August 1937
From the files of Dorothy Albrecht

Moore, G.A.

Former School Man Buried at Weimar

Funeral services for Mr. G. A. Moore of Bay City were held at Weimar last Friday evening, interment taking effect in the Weimar cemetery.

Mr. Moore was for man years superintendent of the Weimar school, and has resided in Bay City for the past twenty years. He was known as a man of the highest integrity and sterling character, and his sudden passing is regretted by a host of friends.

Colorado County Citizen, February 19, 1931

Moore, George

ANOTHER KILLING.--About 10 1/2 o’clock last Sunday night a negro boy named Geo. Moore or Geo. Brown, about 17 years old, was shot and killed by a colored man named Frank Johnson. The boy lived at the Frank Johnson’s house, and too much intimacy with Johnson’s 13 year old daughter is assigned as the cause of the killing. [Place of interment unknown]

Colorado Citizen, September 1, 1887

Moore, Guy R.

Guy R. Moore

Guy R. Moore, 71, of Eagle Lake, died on April 11 at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Houston following a lengthy illness. He was born on November 27, 1914 in Alban, Indiana, a son of Ellis and Bessie E. Lamon Moore. He married Ebora Mary Mayeaux in Bunkie, Louisiana on November 15, 1941.

He enlisted into the Army during World War II and served at the rank of sergeant with the 329th Army Air Force Base Unit. In January 1985, Mr. Moore retired from Gifford Hill Sand and Gravel where he had been an electrician and advisor for 35 years of service, he and his family had moved to Eagle Lake 18 years ago.

Funeral services were conducted at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 13 from the Dulany Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dan Pinckard officiating. Burial was in Lakeside Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Raymond Moore and a grandson, Jackie Heiliman. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ebora Moore of Eagle Lake; a daughter, Roberta Heiliman of Alban, Indiana; three sons, Guy R. Moore Jr. of Ft. Worth, William "Willie" Moore of Sibley, Louisiana, and Ronald L. Moore of Sealy; two sisters, Opal Wade of Kinderville. Indiana and Ruth Tisdel of Sturgis, Michigan: 12 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers were Vic Valdez, Johnny Garza, Dwayne Kanova, Ernest Lemons, A. J. Williams and Richard Smith.

Sympathy is extended to the family in their loss.

Eagle Lake Headlight , April 17, 1986, page 13

Moore, Hugh Brasher

Died, at the family home Thursday night at 9 o’clock, Hugh Brasher, infant son of Mrs. G. A. Moore, aged seven weeks. Too pure and good for this earth, the little spirit has gone to join he heavenly band above where sickness and suffering are no more. The funeral will take place this (Friday) afternoon at 3 o’clock at the Odd Fellows’ cemetery, from the residence of Mrs. Laura Brasher. To the sorrowing parents our sincere and heartfelt sympathy is extended.

Weimar Mercury, March 17, 1900, page 1

Moore, Ike

IKE MOORE MURDERED.--About 10 o’clock last Thursday night, while on his way towards home, Ike Moore, a colored man, was set upon by Henry Simmons and Jim Walker, also colored, and killed. The deed was committed just south of the jail, near the new residence now being erected for Mr. Steiner. Suspicion rested on Simmons and Walker, from threats each had been heard to make during the day against Ike, and they were arrested and jailed. Some witnesses to the tragedy were also threatened, in case they divulged the horrible secret. Justice Putney held an inquest on the deceased, which lasted four days, and from the unpromising beginning, the testimony of these threatened witnesses enabled the jury to find a verdict to the effect that Ike Moore met his death at the hands of Henry Simmons and Jim Walker. It appears they waited at the spot until Moore came along and was leaning against a tree vomiting, when Henry hit him in the head with a stone, causing death. Walker took his purse and pocket knife. Several witnesses corroborated the above facts. An examining trial will be held to-day. [Place of interment unknown]

Colorado Citizen, November 27, 1884

Moore, LaVelle Mae (Marshall)

LaVelle Moore Funeral Services Held June 22

LaVelle Mae (Marshall) Moore, 81, of Weimar died Wednesday June 20 at Parkview Manor in Weimar. Funeral services were held Friday, June 22 at the First Baptist Church in Schulenburg with Rev. Mike Gresham and Rev. Wayne Williams officiating.

Interment followed in the Weimar Masonic Cemetery.

Mrs. Moore was born Nov. 19, 1919 in Ovalo to R. J. and Lottie Landers Marshall. She attended Ovalo High School.

She married Robert L. Moore on Sept. 27, 1942 in Abilene. They moved to the Weimar area in 1947. She was a member of the first Baptist Church in Weimar, and later of first Baptist Church in Schulenburg, a Sunday School teacher, member of the Women’s Missionary Union, former member of Literary Guild and Weimar PTA.

She was a housewife and formerly associated with Betty’s Interiors. She lived in this area for 54 years also living in College Station and Ovalo.

She will always be remembered for her devotion to her husband and family, and for love of life.

Mrs. Moore is survived by her husband of 58 years, Robert L. Moore of Weimar; one daughter, Linda and husband Henry Hartman of Victoria; one son, Larry and wife Nan Moore of Katy; one sister, Dorothy Little of Bryan; one brother Doyle Marshall of Abilene.

She is also survived by three grandchildren Adam, Steven and Craig Moore; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Patsy Peoples; and two brothers, Weldon and Alton Marshall.

Pallbearers were Adam, Steven and Craig Moore, Charles T. Trefny, Robert Gall, E. T. Reeves, Vernon Zimmermann, Betty Jo Seifert and Kenneth Rabel.

The Weimar Mercury, June 28, 2001
Transcribed by Jennie Muggli

Moore, Mary E.

The sad death of Miss Mary Moore, for sixteen years a resident of this place, occurred Tuesday morning at 4 o’clock, of congestion, after a brief illness, at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Laura Brasher. Miss Moore was born near Oxford, Miss., and had resided in our community for a number of years. She leaves several sisters and brothers, a number of relatives and a large circle of friends, all of whom deeply regret her death. Her remains were laid to rest in the Odd Fellows’ cemetery Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock, Rev. H. M. Haynie performing the last sad rites.

Weimar Mercury, April 4, 1891

Miss Mary E. Moore, sister of Mrs. Laura Brasher of Weimar, and Mr. J. E. Moore, Mrs. T. C. Gregory and Mrs. A. M. Stroud, of this place, died after a sudden illness of congestion at the residence of her sister in Weimar on last Tuesday morning. Miss Moore was a member of the Methodist church and a devout christian, and loved by all who knew her. The relatives have the sympathies of the Democrat in their bereavement.--La Grange Democrat.

Weimar Mercury, April 11, 1891

Moore, Mary Louvina (Morgan)


Mrs. M. L. Moore, who was born near Dalton, Georgia. March 9, 1855, passed out of life at her home in El Campo Saturday In the 81st year of her age.

Her early childhood days were spent in Georgia and . Tennessee. She came to Texas with her parents in 1867.

Mrs. Moore was united in marriage in 1875 to Henry Clinton Moore and to this union five children were born. She was a wonderful Christian woman and possessed the virtues that make life beautiful and useful. She united with the Missionary Baptist Church in 1871 and was active in all church work. She had made her home in Rock Island for 27 years prior to moving to El Campo in 1930.

She is survived by three children, A. N. Moore of California; A. S. Moore of El Campo, and a daughter, Miss Alma Moore of El Campo; four grandchildren; one sister in Wichita Falls and a brother living in Corpus Christi.

Brief funeral services were held at the Wheeler Funeral Home in El Campo by Rev. J. C. Young, Methodist minister at Edna, and services were held in Rock Island at the Baptist Church, with Rev. Mr. Knight of the First Baptist Church of El Campo, and Rev. E. B. McLaughlin, her former pastor in Rock Island, but now of Newgulf, officiating. Interment was made in Myrtle Cemetery at Rock Island Sunday afternoon. The floral offerings were beautiful and many.

Eagle Lake Headlight, December 25, 1936, page 1

Moore, Otto P. Jr.

Otto Moore Jr. Expires After Heart Surgery

Funeral services are scheduled Friday for Otto P. Moore Jr., 52 -year-old Columbus attorney, who died Tuesday evening a few hours after open-heart surgery.

Mr. Moore, a former Weimar resident, had a severe heart attack in September 1967. After some recent tests, he underwent surgery Tuesday morning at Methodist Hospital in Houston. He seemed to have stood he operation well, but complications developed later in the day.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Columbus Methodist Church with burial in Odd Fellows Rest cemetery.

23 Years in Columbus

Mr. Moore had lived in Columbus since 1947, when he completed his law training and joined Hollis Massey and Morris Hodges in practice. He and Mr. Hodges were still partners at the time of his death.

Born, Dec. 18, 1917, at Austin, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto P. Moore Sr., he was a small boy when the family moved to Oakland where his father was principal of the Oakland school. He attended high school at Weimar, graduating with honors in 1934.

Taught Rural Schools

He went on to get his BA and law degrees from the University of Texas, but during that period of years he also dropped out to teach school awhile at Oakland and Oak Grove near here and to serve two years in the army.

He married Miss Beatrice Chaffin of Los Angles, Calif., on April 22, 1944, while he was in the service.

Mr. Moore was president of the Columbus school board, a former president of the Lions Club, and active with the library, the Masonic lodge, and the Methodist Church. He was also an active member of the Texas Bar Association.

His wife survives, along with two sons, David, in dental school, and Stephen, student at Southwest Texas State College; a daughter, Andrea, Columbus High School senior; his mother, Mrs. O. P. Moore Sr., of Columbus; a sister, Mrs. Louise Nitschke, and a brother, Gaines Moore of Houston.

Colorado County Citizen, January 29, 1970 pages 1 and 10

Moore, Otto Preston Sr.

O. P. Moore Sr., County Attorney For 25 Years, Dies

Funeral services were held Tuesday morning in Columbus Funeral home for Otto P. Moore Sr., who until last March 1 was county attorney of Colorado County.

Mr. Moore died in Youens hospital at Weimar after having been there 9 weeks. He had been ill 2 years.

Elected county attorney in 1934, he served from Jan. 1, 1935 until his health forced him to resign. He was succeeded by G. F. Steger, who was appointed to fill the unexpired term and who has been elected to fill the office. Mr. Moore succeeded E. R. Spencer in office.

Born near Mt. Enterprise in Rusk county, Mr. Moore’s birth date was Aug. 21, 1893. He and his family moved to Columbus in December 1934 from Oakland.

The Rev. William F. Hathaway officiated, and Masonic services were conducted at the graveside. Mr. Moore at different times was head of all the York Rite bodies of the lodge in Columbus and served as district deputy grand master about 6 years ago.

He is survived by his widow, 2 sons, Atty. O. P. Moore Jr. of Columbus and Gaines Moore of Houston, and a daughter, Mrs. Louis Nitschke of Columbus and 6 grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. Ada Fussell of Cleveland and 2 brothers J. N. Moore of Houston and Hall Moore of Beaumont, also survive.

Burial was in Odd Fellows Rest cemetery.

Pallbearers were R. E. Schiller Sr., J. H. Wooten Sr., Hollis Massey, Philip Gates and L. L. Hastedt, Columbus, Otto Strunk, Oakland, H. W. Hasse, Weimar and Paul H. Miller, Houston.

Colorado County Citizen, July 28, 1960, page 1

Moore, Pink Ezelle

Pink Ezelle Moore

On October 25, 1929, God blessed the late Sanford, Sr. and Georgia Moore with a son they named Pink Ezelle Moore. He was the baby of five children.

He accepted Christ at an early age and reunited under the leadership of his pastor, Reverend Obie Rhodes until death.

Pink Ezelle was united in holy matrimony to Eunice Lockett on March 15, 1948. To this union, eight children were born. He later married Elizabeth Batiste and remained until death. To this union came two children.

Pink worked as a laborer until his stroke disabled him in 2001. His greatest accomplishment was being a dedicated and loving husband and father.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Moore; parents, Sanford Moore, Sr. and Georgia Moore; son, Claudell Moore; two grandsons, Alprentice and Jason Jones; and brother, Claude Moore.

He leaves to cherish his memories nine children, Othur Lockett of Los Angeles, Pink Ezelle Moore, Jr. (wife Marjorie) of Sun City, California, Eugene Moore (wife Monique) of Bakersfield, California, Linda Moore of Los Angeles, California, Rosalyn Jenkins (husband Joskie) of Rosenberg, Clarence Moore of Los Angles, Harrison Batiste, Jr. (wife Olean) of Eagle Lake, Barbara Ann Moore of Los Angles and Rodney Moore of San Bernardino; two sisters, Mamie Walker and Johnnie Mae Anderson of Detroit, Michigan; one brother, Sanford Moore, Jr. (wife Azsree) of Boyle, Mississippi, former wife, Eunice Moore; 40 grandchildren; 48 great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 11 at 1 p.m. at White Cloud Baptist Church with Rev. Obie Rhodes, Sr. officiating. Interment followed at Eagle Lake Cemetery North. Another life celebration by Ben Davis Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Deacon Chris Baylor, McKinley Christal, III, Brandon Cunningham, Greg Hill, Thomas Krushall, and Deacon Alex Woolridge.

Honorary pallbearers were Louis Barrow, Jr., Harrison Batiste, Jr., Joskie Jenkins, Othur Lockett, Edwin Matthews, Clarence Moore, Eugene Moore, Pink Moore, Jr., Rodney Moore, and Bertram Christal.

Sympathy is extended to the family in their loss. 

Eagle Lake Headlight, December 20th, 2007
Submitted by John Konesheck

Moore, Sam

Colored Resident Buried Yesterday

Funeral services were held yesterday from the Davis Funeral home for Sam M fore, 73, colored resident here for about 45 years, who died Sunday evening at his home. [Place of interment unknown]

Sam made his living by tending yards, working for the Papenbergs and otter local families.

Survivors included his wife, Lila of here, and 3 sons. Richard. Marshall arid Lee, all of Houston.

Colorado County Citizen, November 15, 1951, page 3

Moore, Sam A.

Columbus, Dec. 6.--Sam A. Moore of Eagle Lake was instantly killed this afternoon in an attempt to board the eastbound___ train near the passenger ______Mr. Moore was a shoe-______had a _____li- _____-pocket ____Miss [Interment in Columbus City Cemetery]

Weimar Mercury, December 10, 1909, page 1

Moore, unknown

Eagle Lake Items

We regret to have to record the death of a sweet little child of Mr. Wm. Moore, who lives on W. A. Strickland’s place, seven or eight miles below town. It died Sunday night with congestion of the brain, and was buried Monday evening in the Masonic cemetery in Eagle Lake. Our sympathies are extended the bereaved parents.

Colorado Citizen, August 23, 1888

Moore, Unknown (child)

There was a female negro child about 3 years old murdered last Friday out near the Navidad, about tour miles west of Weimar. It seems that on last Friday, while all the darkies were celebrating the 19th, the husband of Mollie Moore, a negro woman, refused to let her go, and In revenge probably the woman either threw the child (her step-daughter) out of the house, or In some way broke its neck. The body was brought to Weimar, and buried, but was afterwards taken up and an examination made by Dr. Sam McLeary, who at once pronounced that the child's neck had been broken. The woman was arrested and placed in jail at Schulenburg. The crime was committed in Fayette county, just across the line. [Place of interment unknown]

Weimar Mercury, June 27, 1896, page 3

Moore, William Jerome

Funeral services for Jerome Moore, 82, of Columbus were held October 24 at St. John's Episcopal Church under the direction of Henneke Funeral Home with Rev. David Penticuff officiating. He died Oct. 22 at Columbus Community Hospital.

Mr. Moore was born December 7, 1901 in Bay City to Mr. and Mrs. Dolph Moore. He married Johnnie Lee Obenhaus on May 9, 1964. He was a retired Texas Highway Department employee.

He was a member of St John's Episcopal Church, a P.C.M. member of Colorado Valley Arabia Temple, Houston Council R. & S.M. of Texas Masons, Washington Chapter No. 2 Royal Arch Masons. [Interment in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery, Columbus

Survivors include his wife, Johnnie Lee Moore of Columbus; one daughter, Aneita Moore Camacho of Boulder Colorado, and one step-daughter, Ethel McCann of Dallas; one son, Jerome Moore of Houston; one sister, Martha Moore of Bay City, two grandchildren, Robert Camacho and Yvonne Camacho, and three step-grandsons, Kelly McCann, Jr., Jim McCann and Bill McCann.

Pallbearers include John Ogelsby, Kelly McCann, Bill McCann, Jim McCann, C. V. Batot, Jose Correa, Layton Moore Blaylock and Mac Ruffeno.

Colorado County Citizen, November 1, 1984, page 2
Transcribed by Judy Talkington

Moore, Winnie Adeline (Moore)

Death of Mrs. W. A. Moore.

Again the grim reaper has visited our midst and called away one of our noble christian women, Mrs. W. A. Moore has gone to that haven of rest where there is no more parting and is ever at rest in the bosom of her Maker. She departed this life Friday, March 11th.

"Grandma" Moore, as she was well known, was born in Madison county, Tenn., Aug. 31, 1827, moved to Marshal county, Miss., with her parents when quite young and there was married to James Barnett Moore, Jan. 9th, 1844. She had four brothers and seven sisters, of which one brother and three sisters survive her. being Drake Moore, Osage, and Mrs. T. C. Gregory La Grange, Mrs. A. M. Strand Columbus. and Mrs. Laura Brasher Weimar.

[There is a picture in the Weimar Mercury of]

(Mrs. Moore thirty years ago.)

This worthy and estimable woman was the mother of ten children, eight of which are still living. She moved to Colorado county, near Osage in 1855, where she has lived continuously until her demise. She became a member of the Methodist church in 1839 and was one of the charter members of the Osage M. E. church and was a leading spirit in the well known campmeetings of that section a noble woman, dutiful wife, devoted mother, and a most charitable character. Everybody who knew her, admired and loved her. The Mercury extends condolence to the bereaved children and relatives.
[Buried Osage Cemetery]

Weimar Mercury, 18 March 1910
From the files of Dorothy Albrecht

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