Burley Taylor Moore and "Nannie" Gertrude Dooley Moore
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Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church on Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock for Mrs. Gertrude Moore, who died at 1:15 Friday morning at the home of her sister, Mrs. F. F. Fry near Campbell, Texas. The body was brought overland to Spur by Campbell Funeral Chapel for funeral services and burial here.

B.T. Moore and Mrs. Moore had left Spur a few days earlier for a visit with relatives in other parts of the state. Mrs. Moore was born August 15, 1882 in Tennessee to Mr. and Mrs. H.T. Dooley, was married to B.T. Moore in Hunt County and moved to Dickens County in 1923 where they have made their home since. She was converted early in life (too light to read this section).

Rev. C.N. Gilbert, pastor of the First Baptist Church officiated at the funeral services an interment was in the Spur Cemetery with Campbell Funeral Chapel in charge.

Pallbearers were John Payne, Joe Long, W.S. Patrick, C Kearney, Pen Shugart and Charlie Kimmel.

Honorary pallbearers were: Martin pope, Carl Murl, F.W. Jennings, Charles Rector, Elmer Hagins and J.A Marsh.

Surviving her are her husband, B.T. Moore, one son, Thurman Moore of Tulsa, Oklahoma and one daughter, Mrs. Oree Smith of Refugio, Texas. Brothers and sisters (this is a light area on microfilm and is hard to read the names): B. Dooley, Bob and Tate Dooley, H. Dooley, Dee Dooley, Mrs. Ludie M?, Mrs. W.C. Fry, Mrs. W.E. Manning, Mrs. F.F. Fry, Mrs. Baine Head, Mrs. Raymond Fitzgerald, Mrs. Weldon Husband, Mrs. James ? Three grandchildren also survive.

©The Texas Spur, August 14, 1947
Transcribed February 21, 2005 by DCHC members.

Funeral services for Burly Taylor Moore were held at 2 o'clock, Sunday, January 29, at the First Baptist Church if Spur with Rev. C. Melvin Ratheal officiating.

Moore, formerly of Spur, is survived by two children, Mrs. Brown Smith of Memphis, Texas and Truman Moore of Tulsa, Oklahoma. At the time of his death Mr. Moore was making his home with Mrs. Brown Smith. Other survivors include: three brothers, Fred Moore of Greenville, Dale Moore of Emery; and three grandchildren. (Note: only two brothers listed)

Mr. Moore was born July 10, 1882 at Sudom, Texas and died on January 28, 1950 at Memphis, Texas. At the time of his death Mr. Moore was making his home with his daughter, Mrs. Brown Smith (obit repeats this line).

Pallbearers were Chas. Kimmel, Chas. Kearney, W.F. Gilbert, J.C. Payne, Carl Murray and Penn Shugart. Honorary pallbearers were Ned Hogan, J.A. March, Jack Godfrey, Cecil Meadow, F.W. Jennings, Walter Gruben, Henry Gruben, Joe Long, Jerry Ensey, Gay Williams, Bob Berry, J.J. Ensey, A.M. Walker and W.H. Condron.

Campbell Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

©The Texas Spur, February 9, 1950
Transcribed June 5, 2005 by DCHC members

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