Obituary Details

Frank Lemuel Moore

(03/09/1882 - 01/28/1958)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 02/06/1958

F.L. Moore Funeral Services Held Sat.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from Peet Chapel for Frank Lemuel Moore, 75, of Lance Creek. Rev. Frank Bozart officiated. Burial was made in the Harrison Cemetery.

Mr. Moore suffered a stroke during the night and was found unconscious by his brother, Floyd, who tried to rouse him January 28. He was brought to the Spencer Hospital where he died about 11:00 p.m. He never regained consciousness.

A mixed quartet composed of Mrs. Robert Bramlet, Mrs. Walter Fernau, Harry Lyons and Dr. Richard Collins, sang "Abide With Me" and "Oh Master Let Me Walk With Thee." Mrs. J. P. Watson was organist.

Pall bearers were Clarence Pinkerton, E. R. Whitman, C. A. VanBlarcum, John Swope, Dave McCullough and Joe Traphagan.

Frank Lemuel Moore was born March 9, 1882 in New Province, Ia., the son of Robert and Corline Moore.

His boyhood was spent in Iowa. He came to Wyoming in 1911 homesteading near Whitman and went into partnership with his brother, Floyd while living there. He was the first mail carrier to carry mail under contract out of Whitman.

He sold his homestead in 1930 and leased a place south of Manville, and in 1933 he and his brother purchased property east of Lance Creek where they have since resided.

Survivors include four sisters, Mrs. Albert Peterson, Long Beach, Calif., Mrs. Everett Howard, Carter, S. D., Miss Leona Moore, Warm Springs, Mont., and Mrs. C. A. McKinnis, Roundup, Mont; three brothers, Dewey Garland, Texas; Ralph, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Floyd of Lance Creek. A nephew, Marshall Holifield of Lance Creek who has lived with the Moore brothers since 1928, also survives.

His father died in 1923 and his mother in 1948. A brother and sister died in infancy.

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