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Verl Elizabeth Shrock Moe
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1925
Wapato
Yakima County
Washington, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 2009
Buckner
Jackson County
Missouri, USA


Obituary

The Examiner, Independence, Missouri, Nov. 09, 2009 and Kansas City Star, Nov. 8, 2009

Verl Elizabeth Moe

Verl Elizabeth Moe, 83, of Buckner passed away on Friday at the family farm.

She was born November 11, 1925, in Wapato, Washington, one of ten children born to the late Jacob and Rhoda Shrock. She graduated from Wapato High School in 1944 and a year later married Sgt. Robert G. Moe on June 27, 1945, at the R.L.D.S. church in Yakima, Washington. To this marriage were born five children, Jerry Moe and wife Lupe of Tulare, California; Gary Moe and wife Carole of Pasco, Washington; Vickey Azure and late husband Mike of Kennewick, Washington; Dennis Moe and wife Nancy of Buckner, Missouri; and Kristi Rhymes and husband Barry of Buckner, Missouri. The greatest joys in her life were her 21 grandchildren and her 27 great grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Robert, two sisters and a brother, Eunice Hetrick, Inabell Heller and Ellis (Cork) Shrock. She was preceded in death by three sisters; Eleanor Grundell; Leola Ransier; Betty Stephens and two brothers; Allen Shrock and Melvin Shrock.

She was an active member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and Zion's Hope Restoration Branch in Levasy.

Verl and her husband were one of the first farmers in the Columbia Basin Irrigation Project near Pasco, Washington. They settled onto their farm in 1948, living in a tent with two children until moving into an Army hut the next year. They moved to Buckner in 1995, where she continued to live and work on the new family farm. Verl was an unselfish caregiver of her little sister's children and her mother during her later years. She constantly volunteered her time to the Block 1 farm community in Pasco. She was also a youth leader and a Sunday school teacher for over 30 years. She and her husband Bob were married 63 years.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Crossroads Hospice of Kansas City, Missouri. A graveside service will be held at Buckner Hill Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 15, at 3:00 p.m. at Zion's Hope Restoration Branch at 36436 East Stoenner Road in Sibley, Missouri.

The family cannot express enough the care their wife, mother and grandmother received from Crossroads Hospice of Kansas City, Missouri. You are forever in our hearts for your gentle care you have given to our loved one. Job well done, good and faithful servants!

 
 
Burial:
Buckner Hill Cemetery
Buckner
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Leslie Mikesell Wood
Record added: Dec 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45271268
Verl Elizabeth <i>Shrock</i> Moe
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Momma, I just visited at you grave and its so hard, but yet comforting. You are always with me in my thoughts and heart every day. I cherish all the memories of you and feel your love always. I'm so proud to have you as my mom. You taught us so much,but e...(Read more)
- Kristi
 Added: Nov. 6, 2012
Momma - I miss you so much and think of you daily. You were the most giving person and never expected anything in return. I'm so blessed to have you as my Mom.Love you Momma, Vickey
- Vickey Azure
 Added: Nov. 6, 2012
Grandma I think about you every day. I miss you so much. You might be gone but you will never be forgotten. I love you <3
- Susie Moe
 Added: Nov. 5, 2012
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