Shirley Moore

Shirley June Moore

Friday, February 1st, 1935 Saturday, April 27th, 2019

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Obituary for Shirley June Moore

Shirley “June” Copeland Moore, 84 passed away on April 27th, 2019 at James River Care & Rehabilitation Center. June was born February 1st, 1935 at her parent’s Farm House in Safe, Missouri. Her parents provided her a good life on the family farm with her three siblings and cousins. June attended a one-room grade school. She graduated from Rolla High School in 1951.

June spent most of her adult years in Carthage, then Springfield, Missouri.
A few of her careers consisted of bookkeeping for House Of Quality and James River Center. June was a member of South Gate Baptist Church. She was blessed with family, friends, and her church life. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, reading and playing dominos. June was a faithful volunteer at St John’s (Mercy) Hospital for over 20 years, with more than 4200 hours helping others. She enjoyed Transitional Care and was a stroke ambassador. June also worked with Mercy Seniors planning events.

June was preceded in death by her husband, John F Moore Sr.; parents Garrett and Mary Esther Hemme Copeland; sister Darlene (husband Byron) Kearbey; nephews:
Byron Kearbey Jr, Kevin Kearbey and brother in law Bennie Beach.
Survivors include son Vincent Smith, ex-husband Stuart Smith; brother Don (Jan) Copeland; sister Arlene Copeland Beach; nieces Lynn (Terry) O’Leary; Jill (Kevin)
Hite; Bobbi (Tony) Justus; Garrett (Margie) Kearbey ; and many amazing cousins.

Celebration of Life Service will be held at Greenlawn Funeral Home East, 3540 E Seminole in Springfield on Thursday, May 2nd @ 11:30 am.

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    Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 | 11:30am
    Greenlawn Funeral Home East
    3540 East Seminole
    Springfield, Missouri
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    Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
    Pastor John Black
  • Interment

    Rolla Cemetery
    Address Not Available

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Valerie Sharlin

June volunteered at Mercy for over 20 years. She was always happy and upbeat. We will miss her. Valerie Sharlin Mercy Seniors
Comment | Posted at 11:52am via Condolence

Dorlece Mills

I'm so sorry to hear about June passing. I was able to spend many years at the James River business center enjoying June and John!!! They always had a smile and a kind word for me! Love and prayers for your family. Dorlece Mills
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Bobbi Justus

Our Sympathy to the Copeland Family, where ever you may be... Aunt June was loved and is now Celebrating with her Family on High... 'til we meet again' … your Oregon Family, Tony and Bobbi Justus Family
Comment | Posted at 05:31pm via Condolence

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