Kristy Moore, age 58, of Mt. Vernon, Mo.,went home to be with Jesus December 1st, 2017, where her parents, Dale and Faye Blevins, who preceded her in death, were waiting to welcome her home at Heaven's gates. Kristy was born August 4th, 1959, in Monett, Mo.
She was united in marriage to Jackie Moore on August 20, 1977. They were high school sweethearts and lifelong residents of Mt. Vernon, where they raised their family.
They have owned and operated Joplin Regional Stockyards since 1986.
She is survived by her husband, Jackie; her daughter, Amy Eldridge and husband, Dustin, of Mt. Vernon, sons Bailey Moore and wife, Tia, of Granby, and Skyler Moore and wife, Ashlee, of Mt. Vernon. Kristy was a loving 'Mamaw' of nine grandchildren: Clay, Camryn, Slater and Hailey Eldridge, Riley, Kyah and Cash Moore, Anslee and Quincey Moore. She is also survived by her three sisters: Robin and husband, Randy Conway, Terri and husband, Derek Stokes, and Shelly and husband, Steve Owens. She will also be missed by her little fur baby, "Lilly".
She ministered to, and touched, many people's lives with her Christian faith and Godly wisdom. She was loved deeply and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
A celebration of Kristy's life will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, December 10th, at Mt. Vernon High School.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Kristy's name, to the Scleroderma Foundation, online at scleroderma.org.
Published on December 6, 2017