Obituary: Marge Moore |

Obituary: Marge Moore

Marge Moore, 87, of Grass Valley died Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Grass Valley.

No services are planned at this time. Burial will be at Sierra Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Moore was born July 29, 1914, in Bartlesville, Okla., to Martha Boyce and Charles F. Canniff. She graduated from Fremont High School in Los Angeles. She married Wes Moore on Aug. 31, 1934, in Los Angeles.

She was a homemaker. She worked as a part-time sales rep at J.C. Penney for 10 years.

She was a member of the Compton Hunting and Fishing Club and was past president of the Compton Jaycettes Auxillary. She was instrumental in forming the Grass Valley Jaycettes. She was a charter and lifetime member and past president of the Sierra Nevada Hospital Auxiliary.

She enjoyed crocheting afghans for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed motor-home traveling and houseboating on Lake Englebright for 22 years.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Wes Moore of Grass Valley; daughter, Marge Allstot of Nevada City; son and daughter-in-law, Wesley and Sue Moore of Los Osos; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son-in-law Les “Bub” Allstot in 1994.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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