Melinda Mae Moore, 87, Belton, MO, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2023 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 9, 2023 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, MO.
Melinda was born January 23, 1936 in Fillmore, MO, a daughter of Alvin and Florence (George) Block. She lived in Fillmore for 16 years before moving to St. Joseph, MO, where she lived for 71 years. She moved to Belton, MO in June, 2022.
Melinda was united in marriage to Gary Moore on September 15, 1959 in St. Joseph, MO. She was a buyer for Wyeth Hardware & Mfg. Co. in St. Joseph for 20 years before retiring in 1989. She enjoyed reading and camping, and they had travelled all around the country.
Melinda was preceded in death by her parents, one step-daughter, Denise Shanks, and two sisters, Arleen and Lillian. She is survived by her husband, Gary Moore, of the home; two sons, Sean Moore (Monica), Harrisonville, MO and Billy Schildknecht; and two grandchildren, Courtney Lewis and Aaron Schildknecht.