Ann Reynolds Moore passed away during the evening of Jan. 18, 2013, after a short illness. She is now with her Lord and Savior. She was 92 years old.
She was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Liberty, Miss., to William Henry Reynolds and Ina Wilkinson Reynolds. She was the fourth child. She had three older brothers and one younger brother.
She graduated from Liberty High School on April 26, 1938, then attended the School of Nursing at King’s Daughters Hospital in Brookhaven, Miss., for three years. She graduated Jan. 15, 1942, as a registered nurse.
She came to Big Spring in January 1942 to work as an RN at Hall Bennett Hospital. She worked at the hospital from 1942 until 1954. From 1954 to 1964, she did some private nursing and was the TB nurse for Howard County for at least one year.
In 1964, she returned to full time work as a school nurse for the Big Spring Independent School District. She retired in 1976.
On Oct. 16, 1942, she married Robert H. Moore Jr. in Carlsbad, N.M. He worked for the T&P Railway in Big Spring and they started their married life in Big Spring. They were married for 55 years. Robert passed away Jan. 29, 1998. Ann and Robert were long time members of First United Methodist Church and had two sons.
She is survived by her two sons, Robert H. Moore III and wife Holly and Baxter Moore, all of Big Spring. She is also survived by her granddaughters, Stefanie Park and Tonya Crenwelge; grandson, Joe Henderson; along with seven nieces and four nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Moore Jr.; parents William Henry and Ina Wilkerson Reynolds; four brothers, James Martin Reynolds, Cary D. Reynolds, William Henry Reynolds and J. Edward Reynolds. She was also preceded in death by her beloved cat, Jeremy.
Ann Reynolds Moore was a wonderful wife, friend, daughter, sister, mother, daughter-in-law, mother-in-law, sister-in-law and aunt. She was loved and respected by all of her family members.
She will be terribly missed. She was a kind, sweet, loving, caring, witty and a compassionate Christian woman. She was a sweetheart. She was also a very strong willed woman. Chocolate candy, however, was a problem.
Cary Michael Reynolds, nephew and a chaplain at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth will officiate the funeral service that will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Burial will follow a the Trinity Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church of Big Spring, P.O. Drawer 1229, Big Spring, Texas 79721; Imagine Acts Ministry, 9209 Hilltrace Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70809; or the charity of choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences may be made at www.npwelch.com