Lois Anna Anderson Moore, 92, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She was born on January 29, 1925 in Bloomington, Indiana the daughter of Clifford and Lena Buss Anderson. She married Richard Bryan Moore on February 24, 1946 in Bloomington, Indiana. He preceded her in death on November 6, 2012.
Mrs. Moore attended Indiana University and received a degree as a Registered Medical Technologist. For 30 years, she was a faithful employee of the Bloomington Hospital and dedicated her life to the field of medicine. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. After retirement she and her husband moved to Tyler, Texas where she remained involved in church and civic organizations. Mrs. Moore was an active member of the First Christian Church of Tyler, Texas. She was a volunteer for the Salvation Army of Smith County. She visited the patients in the Tyler hospitals with her dog Max who was a therapy pet for many years. Mrs. Moore and her husband were loyal volunteers in the Meals on Wheels Ministry in Tyler and delivered meals until she was 86 years of age.
Mrs. Moore is survived by her children Karen S. Willis and husband, Jimmy of Sulphur Springs, Texas, Philip C. Moore and wife, Martha of Ft. Collins, Colorado, and Elaine A. Cohen and husband Philip, of Powell, Ohio. Her grandchildren are Holly Willis Folmar, Brad Willis, Betsy Cousins Mulder, Brian Cousins, Suzanna Moore, Elaine Moore Mott, and Rachel Moore Thompson. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren Carson Hicks, Loryn, Chloe and Cole Willis, Collin, Olivia, Elena and Luke Mulder, Aiden and Gavin Mott, Samuel Holbrook and Carson and Chandler Folmar.
Mrs. Moore was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She and her husband traveled many miles to attend activities and watch sporting events for their grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Since the medical field was her love, many years ago she chose to will her body to research at UT Southwestern, William P. Clements, Jr. University Hospital in Dallas, Texas. A private memorial service will be held for her family and friends in Sulphur Springs, Texas.
The family would like to thank the sweet ladies at Hopkins Place in Sulphur Springs and Hospice Plus for their dedication to the care of their mother and grandmother.