Ruth Moore - June 12, 2012Ruth Carroll Moore, 92, formerly of Chicago, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012, in Aurora.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, June 18, at Stockham Community Church, 409 Scott St., Stockham, with Rev. Paul Nauman officiating. Private family burial in Aurora Cemetery will precede the service. The family will receive friends Sunday, June 17, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to North Love Baptist Church, 5301 E. Riverside Blvd., Rockford, IL 61114 or the Christian Resource Center, 603 S. K Rd., Giltner, NE 68841. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Ruth was born Dec. 24, 1919 in Chicago, Ill. to Marie and Alexander Barth, the ninth of 10 children.
She was married to James Trimble Moore on Nov. 18, 1939.
She was a faithful helpmate to her husband for 70 years of marriage, and a homemaker who graciously opened her home and heart to hundreds of people over many years. She will be remembered for being a role model for her daughters and others who lived in their home, for her unselfish giving of time and energy to serve others, and for her unwavering faith in her Savior, Jesus Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband and is survived by daughters Marilynn Helms (Ron) of Palatine, Ill.; Janice Boud (Ron) of Jackson, Tenn.; Sandra Main-Niemisto (John) of Detroit, Mich.; and Doris Huenefeld (Paul) of Aurora; nine grandchildren, Brackston (Monica) Helms, Chad (Amy) Helms, Evert (Rebecca) Main, Andra Main, Hannah (Dalane) Epp, Bethany (Rob) Honken, Heidi (Jan Michael) Beran, James (Megan) Huenefeld, and Gracia Huenefeld; and 16 great grandchildren.