Mary A. Moore, 92

TAYLOR SPRINGS (April 11, 2018) – Mary Alice Agney Moore, 92, of Taylor Springs, formerly of Gillespie, passed away at 1:20 p.m., Monday, April 9, 2018, at Montgomery Nursing and Rehab Center in Hillsboro.

She was born Jan. 1, 1926, in Taylor Springs, a daughter of Raymond Phillip and Verna Hazel (Elsie) Murphy. She married Harry Kenneth Moore on July 16, 1951, at her parents’ home in Taylor Springs; he preceded her in death.

Mrs. Moore was a devoted mother and homemaker who enjoyed camping trips with her family and friends, was known for the rose pillows she crocheted, and enjoyed joining her husband in dancing to his music (he and his other band members played at various central Illinois locations in their younger years).

Surviving are her son, Kenneth Moore; four sisters, Lorraine Agney Collenberger of Coffeen, Shirley Agney Ivy of Hickson, Tenn., Mabel Jane Agney (Amos Segrest) of Hllsboro and Violet Agney of Taylor Springs; a brother, Donald Lee Agney of Cottage Hills; a sister-in-law, Hazel Howard Agney of Bunker Hill; a son-in-law, Tom Stone of East Alton; two granddaughters, Lynne Ellen Striplin Dierking and Melissa Stone of Alton; five grandsons, George Edward Striplin Jr. of Carlinville, Timothy and Anthony Stone of Alton, Gene Stone of South Roxana and Michael (Danielle) of Wood River; four great-granddaughters, Heather Pope, Courtney Striplin, Haley Striplin and Faith Dierking; and three great-grandsons, Conner Stone, Michael Dierking and Nicholas (Megan) Striplin.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Walter Moore; a daughter, Beverly Jean Moore Striplin Stone; two brothers, Elmer Leroy and Thomas Samuel Agney; and two sisters, Doris Zella June Agney Rybarczyk and Blanche Angeline Agney Friesland Tharp.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until services at 11 a.m., Friday, April 13, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, with Rev. Christine Erdmann officiating. Burial will be in Gillespie Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Gillespie Cemetery.

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