E.F. (Flake) Moore Funeral Services Held MondayFuneral services for E. F. (Flake) Moore, 55, were held Monday afternoon. May 6, at the First Baptist Church of Spur. Rev. C. R. Joyner, officiating, assisted by Rex Swanner of Paducah.
The early life of Moore was spent in Hunt County, coming to West Texas when about twenty years of age, and has been since that time engaged as a well driller in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma but lived all the while in West Texas.
Pallbearers were: Lawis Lee, Jerry Bell, J. H. Swan, Hugh Swearingen, E. C. McGee, and L. E. Barker. Flower bearers were: Mary Marsh, La Nell Falls, Lafern Hazelwood, Helen Joyner, Belva Swan, and Elizabeth Wolfe.
Four brothers survive Mr. Moore, they are: Dale Moore, Emory, Texas; B. F. Moore, Spur; Grover Moore, Nogales, NM; and Rev. Fred Moore, Greenville, TX. Two brothers had preceded him in death.
Other survivors are his wife and one daughter, Flakeden, and three step-children, Durwood and Cletus Burton, who are in the Navy and Wesley Burton who makes his home here, and one sister. Mrs. Grace Scott, of Emory, Texas, all of whom were present for the funeral with the exception of Mrs. Scott.
Among the relatives and friends from out-of-town attending the funeral were: Mrs.Ludie Moore and Rev. and Mrs.Fred Moore and son Kenneth, of Greenville; Mr. and Mrs. Grover Moore, Emory, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Fry, Post; Mrs. Geo. Lider, Ernest Fry, Olin and Luther Fry, of Floydada; Mr. and Mrs. Will Martin, of Glenn; Mr. and Mrs. Allen Deaton and others from Dickens; Mrs. M. B. Smith and family of San Angelo; Truman Moore and wife of Enid, Oklahoma, niece and nephew unable to attend; Mr. and Mrs. White, Paducah; Mrs. A. Dumont, Paducah; Rev. White, Lubbock; Edgar White and L. E. White of Paducah.
Mr. Moore was a World War Veteran and had been in ill health for some time, suffering a heart attack about two weeks ago and another about a week ago, finally succumbing to the ailment Sunday May 5.
Interment was made in Spur Cemetery Monday afternoon under the direction of Campbell´s Funeral Home.
©The Texas Spur, May 9, 1940from the records of Lillian Grace Nay
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