Obituary for Grace Moore

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Grace Moore

July 1, 1922 - March 23, 2017

Grace Moore, 94, on Thursday March 23, 2017. Cherished daughter of the late Melville and Ethel Finley; Grace was preceded in death by all her siblings, John (Aleta) Finley, Kenneth (Rose) Finley, Wilfred (Ruth) Finley and Lucille Finley; dear aunt of Kathleen Finley, the late Myrna Strack, Linda (Richard) Irby, Dorothy Karsten, Mary (Mark) Guthrie, Virginia (John) Deere, the late Margaret Hargis, Martha (Harold) Gerlach, Deborah Thompson, Marlyn (Bonnie) Finley, Mark Finley and the late William Finley. Beloved Godmother of Larry Wayne (Cheryl) Reinhart. Grace is survived and dearly loved by many great nieces and nephews, great, great nieces and nephews and extended family members. She will be sadly missed.

Grace earned her B.S. from Washington University, Evening Division in 1963, majoring in accounting. She worked for many years as a property manager for DeHart Place Apartments and Hanley Towers in Clayton through the late 1990’s. Grace was a member of the St. Louis Chapter of the American Society of Women Accountants-serving as president in 1975; Alpha Sigma Lambda, honorary for the Adult Education Division of Washington University-serving as president in 1974; previous board member of the alumni Board of Governors, Washington University, as a representative from the School of Continuing Education; former member of the Worker Ethics, a small non-profit organization which encourages workers to perform their work with integrity and enthusiasm, where she served as treasurer. Grace was a member of Presbyterian Women at Westminster Presbyterian Church in St. Louis. She has resided at Delmar Garden Villas of O’Fallon for the last several years.

Visitation will be held on Friday March 31, 2017 from 3:00PM to 8:00PM at Hutchens-Stygar Funeral and Cremation Center, 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Drive (St. Charles) and again on Saturday April 1, 2017 at Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 301 West Broadway, Sparta, Illinois from 12:30 pm until time of service with interment to follow at Prairie Hill Cemetery in Sparta.


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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, March 31, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hutchens-Stygar Funeral and Cremation Center


5987 Mid Rivers Mall Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63304

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Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Trinity United Presbyterian Church


301 West Broadway
Sparta, il 62286

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Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm -

Trinity United Presbyterian Church


301 West Broadway
Sparta, il 62286

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Hill Prairie Cemetery, Sparta, IL

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Born: July 1, 1922
Died: March 23, 2017

Condolences for Grace Moore

Donna Howell posted on3/30/17

I will surely miss Aunt Grace's beautiful smile. Such a sweet sweet lady. As she enjoys her peace & joy in heaven we will be remembering her fondly down here.