Thursday, May 24, 2018

Kathryn “Sue” Moore – Obituary

Kathryn “Sue” Moore, R.N., age 54 years, a resident of Buncombe, Illinois, passed away Monday morning, June 8, 2015, at 3:03 a.m. at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Illinois.

Kathryn was born December 31, 1960 in Kankakee, Illinois. She was the daughter of James and Phyllis (Bias) Royster.

Kathryn was united in marriage to David Moore and together they enjoyed many happy years. He survives.

In addition to her husband and her parents Kathryn is survived by her parents, James and Phyllis Royster of Vienna; 4 children: Aron (Jeremy) Hill of Michigan, Eric Cook of Salem, Jarod Cook of Kankakee, and Luke Cook of Kankakee; 2 step-children Ashley and Jason; grandchildren including the “Hill Nation” and 3 step-grandchildren; 2 brothers Jim (Julie) Royster of Benton, Kentucky, and Randy “Woody” Royster of Georgia; a sister Diane (Patrick) Lewis of Omaha, Nebraska; her father-in-law and mother-in-law Carolyn and Bill Moore of Leesburg, Florida, and many dear friends.

Kathryn was preceded in death by a infant son.

Kathryn was a registered nurse and was only a few classes away from completing a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Administration. She was employed at Union County Hospital in Anna, Illinois, and had worked other positions in the Kankakee area before moving to Southern Illinois.

Kathryn loved karaoke. Her favorite past-time was to be running and singing in the Karaoke Show that she participated in. She also dearly loved her family and enjoyed spending every moment that she could with them.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 13, 2015, at 12:30 p.m. at the Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Pastor Dean West will officiate.

Interment will be at a later date in the Mt. Zion Cemetery near Buncombe.

A gathering of family and friends will be conducted Saturday, prior to the service from 12-12:30 p.m. at Bailey Funeral Home.

Memorials may be left to the American Cancer Society c/o Union County Hospital Relay for Life Team, Attn: Bernice Pind, Union County Hospital, 517 N. Main, Anna, IL 62906.

In lieu of cut flowers, the family has asked for living plants and flowers so that a memorial garden may be grown in her honor.

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