ARLINGTON, Texas — Marie Moore, a beloved wife, mother and grandmother departed this world for the garden [auth] of paradise, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at the Sunset Hope Center in Clifton. Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 29, 2012, from 3 to 5 p.m., services were held Monday, Oct. 30, 2012, 1 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Arlington. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.
Marie was born Nov. 18, 1923, in Dyersburg, Tenn., to Elvis and Clarice Jefferies. Marie was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband Marvin, her son John Salyards, her parents, a brother and sister.
Marie was a lifelong resident of Roswell, N.M., where she had numerous friends, and retired to Clifton. Marie loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed cooking, crafting, garage sales and an occasional trip to the casino.
Marie is survived by the following children, who will dearly miss her: Jerry and Mary Salyards, Joe and Carolyn Salyards, Larry Salyards and Elaine Wills, Sharon and Rick Harlow, Rose and Wayne Cumby, Kathy and James Dill, Sandra and Danny Wallis and Wendy and Dale Shelton. She had numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren whom she adored.
We would like to thank our extended family, her doctor, Dr. Kyle Phillips, the staff of the Sunset Home, the nurses, the CAs, Hospice and the nurses at the Goodall-Ritcher Hospital for the dedication and tenderness in providing care for our mother.