- October 7, 1930 - January 30, 2009
- Burlington, North Carolina
of Nancy's Passing
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“I'll always remember our trips to "Nancy's Place" at the beach and our dinners each month with our group "Girl's Night Out". Nancy we will miss you...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Mary V. Cates - Burlington, NC
“I will always treasure all the years we worked together at Sam W. Moore & Associates (26 yrs.) How we looked forward to our monthly Girl's Night Out...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Jean Schanewolf - Burlington, NC
“Nancy was such a neat and cool neighborhood Mom while the
"Massey Boys" grew up with the "Moore Boys." Also remember our annual bottle rockets...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Bill Massey - burlington, NC
“Dear family, Dianne and I have cleaned Steve and Nancy's home for many years. We will miss Nancy's zest for life. She was very special to us. We will...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Phil & Dianne Coble - Mebane, NC
“To all my Moore cousins in North Carolina,
I am sorry I could not be with you during Aunt Nancy's service today but my thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Katherine Grace Tate - FL
“Dear Stephen and Nora Lee,
Dianne and Martha Ann have kept me abreast of the service for Nancy. I am so saddened by her passing. Please know I am...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Lane Mitchell Hollinger - CA
“Nancy was a very gracious and congenial lady. She will be truly missed by those she loved and who loved her. I was always amazed at how she would...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Sam and Carolyn Shomaker - NC
“Dear Nancy Amos:
I was in your high school class. I did not know your mother well, but always found her to be most congenial. Anytime I ran into her...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Michael Splawn - Burlington, NC
“Nancy and I worked together for many years. I saw the devotion she held for everything and everyone important in her life. My two sons were very...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Sheila Farrell - Burlington, NC
“I have had the great pleasure of working with Nancy on several loans for her customers over the last 24 years. Nancy was a wonderful Realtor and...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Norma Rackley Long - Burlington, NC
“To Steve, Staley, Nancy, Stephanie and Frank,
It is so sad to hear that your mother has died, and being so far from home it makes it even sadder for...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Jan Scott - Washington, DC
“One of the most gracious and professional ladies I had the pleasure to work with. My thoughts to family and friends
12 of 16 | Posted by: Diane B. Anderson - Elon, NC
“Words seem so empty at a time like this but we are sad to hear of your mother's passing, Staley. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: doug & charlene guider - new bern, NC
“To all who mourn her loss: Nancy and I were in the same schoolgrade for 12 years, Hillcrest and BHS, Class of 1948 (along with Eddie G. and Howard F....Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Raymond A. Petrea, Retired Lutheran Pastor - NC
“Please accept my deepest sympathy on your loss of such a fine lady. Nancy was not only a highly respected realtor but a person who never met a...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Tom Steele, Jr. - Burlington, NC
“Nancy was truly a great lady. She and I worked together for over 25 years and I considered her a personal friend as well. She will truly be missed...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Jan Shepherd - Pawleys Island, SC
Mrs. Nancy Lane Cook Moore of 163 Lakewood Court, Burlington, died at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, January 30, 2009.
A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Stephen Irwin Moore, Jr. who survives, and the daughter of Staley Albright Cook and Grace Lane Cook, both deceased.
She was a graduate of Burlington High School, attended Duke University and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Journalism. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority.
She was a highly respected real estate agent in Burlington and Alamance County for over 30 years where she enjoyed many years with Sam W. Moore & Associates and later, Massey Real Estate and was actively working until her recent illness.
Nancy was a long time member of the Alamance Country Club and for many years, enjoyed her Friday gatherings there with her closest friends, the "DWI'S" (Divorced, Widowed, or In-between). She was a member of the Battle of Alamance Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Little Club, and the Mentor Book Club. An avid Tar Heel fan, she enjoyed going to football and basketball games whenever possible.
Nancy participated in the services at Front Street United Methodist Church and the Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter. Her greatest joys were sharing times with her children to whom she was devoted. She exemplified a zest for living and inspired everyone with whom she encountered with her energy and humor.
In a addition to her husband, survivors include three sons, Dr. Stephen Irwin Moore, III and wife, Gigi, of Raleigh, Dr. Staley Cook Moore and wife, Dr. Leann Moore, of New Bern, Mr. Frank Winston Moore II, of Burlington; two daughters, Mrs. Nancy Moore Amos and husband, Lin of High Point, Mrs. Stephanie Moore Kuykendall and husband, David, of Houston, Texas; one sister, Mrs. Nora Cook Tate and husband, Dr. Allen D. Tate, of Burlington; eight grandchildren, Virginia Scott Mutter and Elizabeth Harmon Mutter, of Raleigh, Nancy Allison Moore and Christina Meredith Moore, of New Bern, Kirkman Lindsay Amos, William MacRae Amos, and Samuel McMichael Amos, all of High Point and Katherine Grace Kuykendall of Houston, Texas.
The funeral service will be held Monday, February 2, 2009 at 11:00 am at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter by the Reverend David Williams. Burial will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory on Sunday, February 1, 2009 from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm, and at other times, at the residence 163 Lakewood Court, at the Village at Brookwood.
Serving as pallbearers will be her nephews, Dr. Denny Cook Tate, Mr. Allen Albright Tate and Dr. Thomas Riley Hinson; her brother-in-law, Dr. Saunders Windston Moore; and family friends Mr. Edmund R. Gant and Mr. Howard S. Fogleman. Her grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance County, 914 Chapel hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or to the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, DUMC 3828, Durham, NC 27710 or to a charity of the donor's choice.
Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory of Burlington is in charge of arrangements.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com