Stella E. Moore, 92

OCT. 9, 1918-SEPT. 12, 2011

September 14, 2011
  • Stella Estelle Moore
Stella Estelle Moore

Stella Estelle Moore, 92, of Uvalde, Texas, and formerly of Smithsburg, Md., went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 12, 2011.  

Born Oct. 9, 1918, in Lee County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Charley and Cora Jane (Meredith) Russell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Moore, Sr., on Jan. 1, 1970.

Stella was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and was devout in her Baptist faith.  

She is survived by her seven daughters and their husbands, Bobbie Lou Hottinger and her husband, William, of Smithsburg, Rose Teel and her husband, Russell, of Marshall, Va., Mercedes Moore and her husband, John, of Frederick, Md.,  Molly Del Balzo and her husband, Donald, of Slidell, La., Judie Gilleland and her husband, Weldon, of Uvalde, Jane Patterson and her husband, Guy, of Fayetteville, Tenn., and Susie Davis and her husband, Denny, of Smithsburg; sons, William Moore of Sharpsburg, Md., Robert Moore Jr. of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Harvey Moore of Frederick, Md.; 28 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Maggie Swacker of Virginia, and Lucile Seals of Frederick; and brother, Haskew Russell, also of Frederick.  

She was preceded in death by her son, Charles E. “Buck” Moore; sisters, Annie Simms and Delia Spears; brothers, David Russell, Homer Russell, Ellis Russell and Ray Russell; and son-in-law, Charles Pack.

Services will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at 11 a.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home in Smithsburg, with Pastor Virgil Cain officiating. Burial will be in True Gospel Cemetery Lisbon, Md.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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