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Hetty Moore

Sunday, April 6, 2008

Hetty Moore, daughter of the late Harry and Dora Segal Wise was born on Sept. 11, 1923, in London, England and died at the Brandon Woods Nursing Home in Lawrence, Kan., on Thursday, March 27, 2008, at the age of 84.

In 1946 she was united in marriage to Prentis Moore formerly of Bernie. Mr. Moore preceded her in death in 2004.

A native of London, England, she met her husband during World War II while he was stationed there. They were married in Las Vegas and lived in California briefly before settling in Paducah, Ky. Mrs. Moore was a long-time legal secretary for Michael Avedisian, attorney-at-law.

Survivors include one son, Gary Moore of Paducah, Ky.; one daughter, Marilyn Meier of Lawrence, Kan.; one sister, Sadie Wise Eden of London, England; one grandson, Cameron Meier of Orlando, Fla.; two step-grandchildren, Luke DeVasier of Union City, Tenn., and Amy DeVasier of Fulton, Ky.; and one step-great-granddaughter, Willow DeVasier of Paducah, Ky.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. in the Bethany Cemetery in Bernie with the Rev. Bryan Johnson officiating.

Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie is in charge of all arrangements.