Dorothy Fern (Little) Moore

April 25, 1929 ~ March 11, 2024 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Dorothy Moore Obituary

Dorothy Fern (Little) Moore was born on April 25, 1929, in San Pedro, California to William Evan, Sr. and Dorothy Grainger (Shumate) Little. Fern went to be with the Lord on March 11, 2024. Fern grew up in Desert Center, California, until the family moved to the Calumet/Geary area in Oklahoma. Fern married Leo Glen Moore in El Reno, Oklahoma on December 24, 1946. Fern and Leo raised 6 children together on the family farm. Fern helped as needed on the farm and in particularly enjoyed harvest time, where she provided meals and could be seen catching a ride on the combine. Fern was a dedicated mother, baking cookies for the home room school parties, and she was known for her scratch angel food cake that she made for many baccalaureate graduating senior suppers. She was an accomplished seamstress and made many items for the county fair where she often won blue ribbons. She was a life-long member of the Katies Home Demonstration Club. On Sunday’s you would find Fern, and all 6 kids when they were at home, at Coleman Chapel Church where she spent 30 years as church treasurer. In her older years, Fern enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren, even had special suppers where only the grandchildren and great[1]grandchildren were invited. She enjoyed spending time with her brothers and sisters. Fern strived to be a godly wife and mother and a genuinely good person who touched the lives of many. She will be missed by all.

Survivors include her children, Dr. Tony Moore and wife Yvonda of Calumet, Terry Lloyd and husband Tom of El Reno, Sherry Crites and husband Duwane of Watonga, Larry and wife Chris of Calumet, Sandra Moore of Okarche and Danny Moore and Trish of Calumet, 19 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren, her brother Jack Little of Albuquerque, NM, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Fern was preceded in death by her parents, William and Dorothy Little; husband, Leo Glen Moore; two infant children, Ronnie Joe and Becky Jolene Moore; siblings Ruth Blair, Mildred Sanders, Herb Little, Wilma Jean Gardiner, Cathie Choate and Bill Little; granddaughter, Baylee Lauren Estep; and great-granddaughter, Mikal Dawn Ramey.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation or charity of your choice

Viewing: Geary Turner Funeral Home, Sunday 6 PM – 8 PM, Family Visitation, Public Viewing, Monday and Tuesday from 9 AM- 9 PM.

Services: Calumet United Methodist Church, Wednesday, 2:30 PM, March 20, 2024, Calumet, OK

Officiating: Dr. Tony Moore

Burial: Calumet Cemetery, Calumet OK Services under the direction of Turner Funeral Home, Geary, OK

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Funeral Service
March 20, 2024

2:30 PM
Calumet United Methodist Church
219 W. 2nd
Calumet, OK 73014


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