The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

June 20, 2013

Mary Laverne Moore


DANVILLE — Mary Laverne Moore, 87, of Danville, passed away at 6:17 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.

She was born Jan. 29, 1926, in Danville, the daughter of Cecil and Sylvia (Rector) Butcher.

She married Harold Eugene Moore in Danville on June 21, 1951. Harold preceded her in death on May 29, 1984.

Surviving her are two sons, Benny E. (Kay) Moore of Danville and Michael J. (Tami) Moore of Danville; one sister, Alice Phillips of Danville; five grandchildren, Brent (Michelle) Moore, Cindy (Jimmy) Dokey, Jennifer Moore, Miranda Moore and Jayme (K.C.) Katzenberger; and five great-grandchildren, Mina, Sophia and Jordy Katzenberger, Trinity Dokey and Addison Shutes.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband and five brothers.

She was a member of the Alvin Church of God and loved playing bingo.

A Celebration of Mary’s Life will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, a Life Celebration Home, in Danville with Pastor Jim Boudouris officiating. Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Gundy Cemetery in Bismarck.

Memorials may be made to the American Arthritis Foundation.

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