|Darlene E. Moore, 73, of Oquawka, IL, formerly of Monmouth, died at 11:30 P.M. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at her home.
She was born July 23, 1937 in Yarmouth, Iowa the daughter of Martin and Lela (McNamee) Keever. She was raised and educated in Gladstone attending Gladstone schools and G & O High School.
Darlene married James R. Moore in Kirkwood on Sept. 24, 1955; he died Sept. 7, 1990.
Darlene worked at Western Stoneware in Monmouth for 17 years. She later worked at Maytag in Galesburg for 25 years before retiring in 1999. She had also worked part time at the Monmouth American Legion.
She was a member of the Gladstone Methodist Church. She was a 30-year member of the Monmouth American Legion Auxiliary, where she served as Past President. She enjoyed working in her yard until health problems made her unable. For the past 10 years she has lived in Oquawka with her daughter and son-in-law. She also enjoyed fishing, shopping and spending time with her family, especially her grandkids and great grandkids.
Survivors include her daughter, Cindy (Brent) Henry of Oquawka, IL; grandchildren, Scott (Carol) Henry of Biggsville, Tennille (Nick Bigger) Henry of Oquawka; great grandchildren, Jayde Henry of Oquawka, Kinsey, Kaisey & Kailee Henry of Biggsville; step-grandchildren, Miriha, Nick & Alec Klinger of Monmouth; great great grandson, Aiden Reed of Monmouth; sisters, Helen (Raymond) Hull of Monmouth and Geri (Pat Heinz) Furnald of Oquawka; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Terry Moore; 2 brothers, Irvin Keever and Richard Keever; step granddaughter, Kimberly Klingler.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am. Sat. June 18, 2011 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth. Cremation will take place following the services with a private interment in Center Grove Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call Saturday at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth where her family will be present from one hour prior to the services. A memorial fund has been established to be designated later.
Online condolences may left at hooverhall.com.