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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Obituary - Ruth Helen Moore

Ruth Helen Moore, age 96, passed away Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 at her home in Clinton, Missouri. Graveside service will be at 1:00 PM Monday, April 26th, 2021 at Tebo Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers the Family suggests memorial contributions be made to Benton County Hospice or Tebo Baptist Church and can be left in care of the funeral home. Fond memories and condolences can be left online at

Ruth Helen Moore, one of 9 children, was born April 28th, 1924 to Chester and Willie Myrtle (McNeely) Mantonya. She was a member of the Tebo Baptist Church. Ruth loved to fish and enjoyed raising her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, 3 brothers, 4 sisters and one son Jim Moore.

Survivors include 3 children; Jerry Moore of Clinton, Missouri, John Moore (LaVonne) of Monroe City, Missouri and Janice Peterman (Darold) of Clinton, Missouri, daughter-in-law; Joy Delozier of Clinton, Missouri, Six grandchildren; Aaron (Kelly) Moore, Abigail (Nathan) Moore, Jill (Matt) Ragan, Danielle (Travis) Peacock, Michelle (Anthony) Austin, Jeanine (Shaun) Oswald, 12 great grandchildren; Allen Moore, Kayla Moore, April Moore, Andrew Moore, Nicole Moore, Thomas Moore, Jessica Moore, Madelyn Ragan, Shelby Ragan, David Oswald, Jacob Oswald, Marcia Oswald, one sister; Mary Batschelett of Ladue, Missouri, sister-in-law; Sylvia Moore of Lincoln, Missouri, and many nephews and nieces.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.