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 Alma May <I>Moore</I> Andrews

Alma May Moore Andrews

Birth
Wright, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
Death 6 Nov 2012 (aged 87)
Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
Burial New Sharon, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100373601 · View Source
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Alma Andrews, 87 of New Sharon passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa.

Alma May Andrew, daughter of Lawrence and Josie(Havens)Moore was born on January 4, 1925 in Wright, Iowa. She was a 1942 graduate of Cedar High School. On August 29, 1942, Alma was united in marriage to Kenneth Andrews in Lancaster, Missouri. To this uonion three children were born, Jerry, Sharon and Karen. After they were married, Kenneth and Alma purchased a farm near New Sharon, where Alma helped on the farm. She also worked at Applegate Grocery, Clayworth Insurance and she helped clean homes. Alma enjoyed playing cards and going on camping trips. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed taking the family on picnics. She was a member of the Farm Bureau, the New Sharon First Christian Church and the Fairview Community Club.

Her memory is honored by her three children, Jerry(Mary)Andrews of Warsaw, Illinois, Sharon(Junior)Fisher of New Sharon and Karen(Paul)Frascht of Grinnell; eight grandchildren, Brett(Lori)Andrews, Brenda Andrews, Brooke(Bill)Roberts, Frank(Suzie)Whitehead, Mark Whitehead, Alan Fisher and Adam Fisher; six great grandchildren, Kali, Kaprice, Eric, Zach, Zoey and Brad and one brother, Roy(Dorothy)Moore of Fremont.

Alma was preceded in death by her parent, Lawrence and Josie Moore; her husband, Kenneth Andrews in 2003; a granddaughter, Sherrie Lynn Fisher and a brother, Junior Moore.

Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home in New Sharon with Pastor David Pinkerton officiating. Interment will be held in the Friends Cemetery in New Sharon. Visitation will begin after 12 pm Friday, November 9, 2012 at the funeral home with the family present Friday evening from 5-7 pm. Memorial contributions may be directed to the New Sharon Fire and Rescue or the Mahaska County Hospice Serenity House.


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  • Created by: Donald Bitner
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100373601
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alma May Moore Andrews (4 Jan 1925–6 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100373601, citing New Sharon Friends Cemetery, New Sharon, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Donald Bitner (contributor 47187466) .