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MOORE, Audrey J. (Bennett)

Saturday, July 7, 2012

 

May 08, 1919 - July 07, 2012- Audrey Juanita (Bennett) Moore, 93, of Huntsville passed away Saturday. Born in Doyle, Caddo County, Oklahoma to Ralph Ivin and Elizabeth Genevieve (Cain) Bennett, she graduated from Mangum Oklahoma High School in 1937.

She was a member of the first graduating class of Mangum Jr. College in 1939 and then attended Oklahoma College for Women. She married Robert Morris Moore on November 08, 1942 and with him moved to Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and finally Huntsville, Alabama; where she worked at Marshall Space Flight Center in the Skylab and Shuttle Programs, retiring in 1987.

She was past president of the Rotary Anns and a member of the John Hunt chapter of Pilot International.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband and her brothers, James Edward, and Mendel Wayne Bennett; and sister, Mary Margaret Rhodes.

Survivors include her daughter, Elizabeth Jane White of Waldron, Arkansas and husband, Richard; two sons, Michael Robert Moore of Alexandria, Virginia and wife, Gerardine, and Patrick Bennett Moore of Huntsville, Alabama and wife, Donna; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at Laughlin Service Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Church of the Visitation with Father Glenn Sayers officiating.

Burial will be in Huntsville Memory Gardens Cemetery.