Gerald Moore

MONTPELIER – Gerald N. Moore, 79, passed away, on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point. He was born Sept. 27, 1934, in Valley Station, Ky., to Lillian Vaughn and Walter Moore. He was a retired U.S. Marine master gunnery sergeant with 24 years and six months of service. He served in Korea and Vietnam. After retirement, he worked in civil service for the U.S. Navy. He attended Montpelier Baptist Church. He married Mary Powell Moore on Oct. 10, 1958, in Buford-Parris Island, S.C.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jerry King officiating. Cremation will follow. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Mary W. Moore of Montpelier; two daughters, Loretta Hall of Salem, Va., and Nannette Shinn (Michael) of Montpelier; five grandchildren, Wesley Hall, Emily Hall, Justin Shinn, Emerson Shinn and Savannah Shinn; and two sisters, Bonnie Green (Dan) of Cleveland, Tenn., and Doris Fiotakias of Wilton, Conn.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Dixie Long.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 16808, Jackson, MS 39236; or to West Point/Clay County Animal Shelter, 1212 Old Tibbee Road, West Point, MS 39773.

Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until service time Tuesday at Calvert Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, March 20, Chickasaw Journal.

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