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Joy Moore, 73 of Bone Gap, IL left this life for her new life on Tuesday, February 02, 2016 at her residence in Bone Gap.
She was born on March 9, 1942 in Olney, IL to Roy and Mildred (Plunkett) Myers. Joy married Rick Moore on May 4, 1969 at the Bone Gap Christian Church.
Joy was a great lady and a wonderful companion to Rick and a loving mother and grandmother.
She loved to cook for her family. Music was her special enjoyment, and the piano was her favored instrument. Joy was a faithful member of the West Village Christian Church, where she served as a piano player and did whatever else anyone needed her to do, from singing with the Harmony Belles to fixing meals for funeral dinners. She and Rick helped annually with Vacation Bible School. Joys' lifetime was spent loving and serving God. It all began when she was baptized at the age of nine at a revival meeting at the Browns Christian Church. Many of her summers were spent attending and later, volunteering at Oil Belt Christian Service Camp in Flora.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her mother and father in law: Mildred and Charles Moore and two brothers-in-law: Randy and Leon Moore.
Joy will be missed by her husband, Rick of Bone Gap, IL, three sons and their wives: Morgan (Belinda) Moore of Bone Gap, Mason (Stacey) Moore of Albion, IL and Murray (Cheryl) Moore of Mattoon, IL, 7 grandchildren: Dakota Moore, Lincoln Moore, Maverick Moore, Tyler Jamison, Hannah Moore, Meagan Moore and Mariah Moore and one brother, Roy (Sharon) Myers of New Boston, IN. Joy is also survived by a special cousin, who is like a sister, L.A. Ferne Lassen of Red Oak, IA, 2 nephews; Jeff Myers of Dublin, OH, Brett Myers of Euless, TX and also caregiver and close friend, Joyce Garner.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 4 to 7 PM at the West Village Christian Church. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, February 5th at 10AM at the church. Burial will follow in the West Village Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to either the Oil Belt Christian Service Camp or the West Village Christian Church Building Fund in lieu of flowers.
Online condolences and fond memories may be left for the family at www.ingramfh.net
Ingram Funeral Home of Albion is entrusted with the arrangements.