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Obituaries

Obituaries

Hetty Wise Moore 1923 - 2008 Lawrence

Graveside services for Hetty Wise Moore, 84, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Bethany Cemetery in Bernie, Mo., with the Rev. Bryan Johnson officiating.Mrs. Moore died Thursday, March 27, 2008, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence.She was born Sept. 11, 1923, in London, the daughter of Harry and Dora Segal Wise. She lived in California briefly before she moved to Paducah, Ky.Mrs. Moore was a longtime legal secretary for Michael Avedisian, attorney at law.She met her husband, Prentis Moore, during World War II while he was stationed there. They married in 1946 in Las Vegas. He died in 2004.Survivors include a sister, Sadie Wise Eden, London; a daughter, Marilyn Meier, Lawrence; a son, Gary Moore, Paducah; a grandson, Cameron Meier; two stepgrandchildren, Luke and Amy DeVasier; and a stepgreat-granddaughter, Willow DeVasier.Rainey Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.