Helen A. Moore, 90, of Zanesville and formerly of Senecaville, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter-in-law on Monday (July 23, 2012). She was a resident of the Abbot Home in Zanesville.
She was born August 11, 1921 in Lore City, daughter of Robert and Carrie Tillet. She graduated from Lore City High School May of 1940.
Helen and her husband were long-time owners of the M & K Grocery Store in Senecaville. She also worked for Dr. Bryant in Senecaville. She later retired from Guernsey Noble Vocational School in June of 1983.
She was a member of Senecaville United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women’s Society, and a former church choir member. She also volunteered many hours at the church. Helen enjoyed quilting, embroidering, walking, and most of all, her great-granddaughter Toryn.
Helen married Bernard Dale Moore on September 16, 1941. Bernard preceded her in death on December 23, 1994. She also birthed one child, James “Jim” Ronald Moore, who preceded her in death on December 19, 1991. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Kathryn Tillet; a sister, Kuma Erskine; and two brothers-in-law, Roy Erskine and Donice Sayre.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Tammy Moore (Kevin Dickerson); grandchildren, Torri (Bryan) Smith, Jeff (Karen) Moore, Jason (Trisha) Moore, and Dhalton Dickerson; a sister, Ruth Sayre of East Liverpool; five great-grandchildren whom she loved dearly, Samantha Moore, Melena Moore, MacKenzie Moore, Jarod Moore, and Toryn Smith; a nephew, Robert (Joy) Erskine; and a niece, Carol (Darrel) Cubbison.
Also a special thanks to the nurse, Jackie Kelso, who cared for and comforted Helen during her last few weeks in the home.
Honoring Helen’s request, calling hours will be held on Thursday (July 26, 2012) from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Senecaville, where funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Tom Matus officiating.
Burial will follow at Senecaville Cemetery.
Senecaville United Methodist Church will hold a lunch in honor of Helen following the burial.