Elgin “Lucille” Moore was born Sept. 23, 1926, near Waltreak, Ark. to Maybelle Dora (Hunt) Woodard and Myrten E. Woodard. She was the fifth of seven children.
She attended school near Rocky Crossing and Waltreak graduating the 8th grade. She completed one year of high school at Danville, Ark., before quitting to help take care of family.
Lucille met her soulmate, Haskell Moore, in Blair in early September 1947. They married on Nov. 28, 1947 in Waldron, Ark. They were married for over 35 years when Haskell preceded her in death on Aug. 28, 1983. They made their home in and near Blair for many years. Lucille moved to Ardmore in 1986 to be closer to family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three sisters, and two brothers.
Lucille is survived by children, Ronnie Moore and wife Vickie of Oklahoma City, Marian Hopkins and husband Randy of Ardmore, and George Moore and wife Malinda of Warr Acres; grandchildren, Abi Holland and husband Matt, Henry Moore, and Amanda Moore; one sister,Ruby Wright of Danville, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
A graveside service will be held Friday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m. at the Blair Cemetery with Pastor Dee Boyt officiating. A family visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at Craddock Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be made at www.craddockfuneralhome.com