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Nellie Mae Moore

September 19, 1924 — June 5, 2012

Nellie Mae Moore, 87, of Memphis, Missouri passed away Tuesday evening, June 5, 2012, at her residence In Memphis.

The daughter of Tony E. and Pansy Akens Durbin, she was born September 19, 1924 in Broken Bow NE. On May 23, 1946 she was united in marriage to Leslie Moore Jr. and to this union two


were born: Gayle and Tony.

Nellie spent her childhood in Edina and later


from the Edina High


.    Later she moved to Memphis and spent the rest of her life there being involved in community activities, spending time with her family and was active in the St. Johns


where she was a member.

Preceding her in death was her parents, husband, two sisters, a nephew and two brothers-in-law.

Surviving relatives include her daughter; Gayle Gray (Dennis) of St. Charles, MO, her son; Tony Moore (Karen) of Unionville, MO, four grandchildren; Stephanie Gray (Hayden) of Eugene, OR, Leslie Troutman (Donovan) of Memphis, MO, Eric Gray (Jenny) of St. Charles, MO and

Michael Moore

and Fiancé, Kristan Kaldenberg of Memphis, MO, two


grandchildren, Cody Smith (Tawny) of Salt Lake City, UT and Laticia Smith of Harris, MO, great-grandchildren; Shelby Troutman, Kierstyn Moore, Isabella and Auden Harker, Eva and Kellen Gray, Autumn Smith and Zephania Clark.  Other survivors include her


;  Murle Durbin of Pasadena, TX, MO along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends including Beverly Moore from Republic, Missouri.

Memorials are suggested to the Avenue of the Flags and can be mailed to or left at the Payne

Funeral Chapel

, 202 East Madison St., Memphis, Missouri 63555.
Payne Funeral Chapel
202 East Madison
Memphis Missouri 63555
Friday June 8, 2012
6-8 PM with family present
Memorial Graveside Services
Memphis Cemetery
Highway 136 East
Memphis, Missouri 63555
Saturday June 9, 2012
11:00 AM
Memphis Cemetery Highway 136 East Memphis, Missouri 63555   Inurnment will follow the graveside service
Memorial Contributions
Avenue of the Flags
Contributions can be mailed to or left at:
Payne Funeral Chapel
202 East Madison St
Memphis, Missouri 63555 To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Nellie Mae Moore, please visit our flower store.


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