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Martha Sparks
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CLOTHIER, W.Va. — Orville Moore, 79, of Clothier, went home to be with the Lord Friday, September 7, 2012.

Born May 24, 1933, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Cora Sanders Moore. Also preceding him in death was one brother, Huey Moore, and one sister, Marjorie Vankovich.

Orville was a member of the Bright Star Freewill Baptist Church at Melville for 22 years. He served in the United States Navy for eight years; and was a former bus driver for Boone County with 14 years of service. He loved attending church, working in the garden and cooking.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Merrial Moore; children, Tiny Moore of Hampshire County, Sue Sizemore Acord and Darren Moore, both of Mullens, and Jerry Moore of Florida; stepchildren, David (Jeanette) Adkins of Hickory, N.C., Dreama Adkins of Madison and Doris (Steve) McComas of Danville; grandchildren, Jason and Brian Moore, Crissy Parsons, Shandrea and Aaron Sizemore, Jacob and Kassy Moore, Dena Griffin, Andrea Adkins, Brandon and Brent Tomblin, Tabitha and Steven McComas; six-great-grandchildren, Nathan, Logan, Keith, Layne, Kennadee and Karrigan, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, September 10, at Handley Funeral Home at Danville with the Rev. George Leese and the Rev. Basil Goodman officiating. Entombment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby with Military Graveside Rites performed by Daniel Boone Post 5578 of Madison.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left at www.handleyfh.com

Handley Funeral Home of Danville is in charge of the arrangements.

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