Alexander County

Obituary - Allen Moore

from a Cairo Newspaper

Allen S. Moore, age 57, died suddenly at his home, 2301 Walnut Street, at 11:55 p.m. Thursday.

Mr. Moore was born in Cairo, educated in the Cairo schools and spent his entire life here. For the past 15 years, he had been a salesman for the Shapleigh Hardware Company in St. Louis. Mr. Moore was a veteran of World War I and was a member of St. Joseph's Church of this city.

His mother preceded him in death in April of this year.

Survivors include his wife, Gertrude; one daughter, Mrs. J. H. Williams of Cairo; one son, Sgt. Paul C. Moore with the U.S. Army in Korea; two grandchildren; his father, Henry T. Moore; two sisters, Miss Margaret Moore of St. Louis and Miss Alice Moore of Cairo, and other relatives.

Funeral services were held today at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph's Church with the pastor, Rt. Rev. Msgr. R. E. Jantzen, officiating. Interment will be made in Calvary Cemetery. Karcher Brothers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Contributors' Notes: Saturday, May 31, 1952 may be the day the paper came out or his death date, not sure.

Contributed by Angela DiBlasi and Tim Casey

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