John Wesley Moore, Jr.

Monday, March 16, 2015
John Wesley Moore, Jr.

John Wesley Moore, Jr., 56, of Leachville died Thursday, March 12, 2015, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 2, 1958, in Kennett, Mo., to the late John Wesley and Rita Baker Moore, he had been a lifelong resident of the Leachville-Manila areas. John was a 1976 graduate of Manila High School and was a retired machinist.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Sherry Moore Hetler, earlier this year.

He is survived by one son, Johnathan Moore of Manila; one daughter, Amiee Elrod of Brookland; his aunt, Brenda Matheny of Leachville; two nieces, Chandra Tanner of Lonoke and Laci Hutchison of Dayton, Ohio; and five grandchildren.

Graveside funeral service was 3 p.m. Sunday, March 15, in the Leachville Cemetery with Rev. Mark Wheeler officiating. The family received friends from 1 p.m. until service time at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville.

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