Elverta F. Moore
Area centenarian, Elverta F. Moore, 103 years, 2 months and 17 days was surrounded by her loving family when she departed this life on Nov. 12 at Life Care Center of Rochester.
On Aug. 26, 1919, Elverta Francis Stout was born in Monon. She was a treasured daughter of Dale and Emma Stotler Stout. Growing up, she shared her childhood with three sisters and a brother. It was with great pride that Elverta graduated from Winamac High School with her class in 1939.
On Aug. 25, 1940, Elverta married John D. Moore in Winamac. They enjoyed 32 years of life’s adventures. Sadly, he preceded her on May 4, 1972.
Left to cherish Elverta’s memory are two daughters: Betty Charlene Ward of Argos and Treva Louise Murphy [Roger] of Plymouth; daughter-in-law Alberta L. Moore of Rochester; son-in-law Jim Vermillion of Plymouth; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Welcoming Elverta to Heaven are her parents; beloved husband John of 32 years; daughter Brenda Joyce Vermillion; a son, Gerald Devon Moore; three sisters: Leora Miller, Lola Anderson and Ruth Oliver; and two brothers: Kedrick Stout and an infant brother, Richard Stout.
A celebration of the life of Elverta F. Moore was at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at the Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1010 West 9th Street, Rochester, Indiana, with Pastor Thomas Myers officiating.
Her family received friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial followed in the Athens-Hoover Cemetery.
The Good Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Online expressions of sympathy my be made to Elverta’s family at www.goodfamilyfh.com.
(Pulaski County Journal — Nov. 23, 2022)