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Jean B. Moore

September 19, 1929 — September 18, 2021

Jean B. Moore, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Riverside Care and Rehab in Calhoun, KY. She was born September 19, 1929, in Daviess County, to the late Clarence Hawes Burdette and Elva Glover Burdette. Jean was a retired registered nurse, caring for patients in Tulsa, OK, Detroit, MI, and here in Owensboro. After her retirement she volunteered at the hospital here in Owensboro. She was of the Baptist faith and a 20-year member of Bellevue Baptist Church. Jean's late husband, Rev. Moore, was a Southern Baptist Minister and they made numerous mission trips to Jamaica, Botswana, Czech Republic, Nicaragua, and twice to Guatemala. She was an avid gardener with her husband, providing fruits and vegetables for a host of people.

Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Rev. William Thomas Moore; and a brother, Charles Willis Burdette.

Jean is survived by two sons, Allen M. Moore and Wayne Scott Moore; a daughter, Pamela Sue Schoon; three granddaughters, Hilary Wilcox, Erica Schoon and Megan Schoon; and two great-grandchildren, Cora and Miles Wilcox.

The graveside service for Jean will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Brushy Fork Cemetery with George Darnell officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from Noon until 2 p.m. at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Habitat for Humanity 2930 West 4th Street Owensboro, KY 42301.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

12:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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