MARGARET A. MOORE, 88, of Arcola, IL passed away peacefully surrounded by family at 9:05 P.M. on Sunday, July 9, 2023 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, IL.
Funeral Services will be held at 5:00 P.M. on Friday, July 14, 2023 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main Street, in Arcola, IL. Rev. Brent Budd will officiate. Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Friday at the funeral home.
Margaret was born on September 27, 1934 at her family’s rural home between Filson and Arcola, IL. She was a daughter of Sanford and Reba (Andrews) Alcorn. She married Richard “Bud” Moore on September 10, 1954. He passed away on January 14, 1983.
She is survived by three children, Richard “Rick” Moore, Jeff Moore and his wife Kendall of Arcola, IL and Theresa Croslow of Arcola, IL, six grandchildren, Payden Keith Moore of Mattoon, IL, Kacee Allen Moore of Fort Stewart, GA, Kelsey Lee Moore of Arcola, IL, Jared Alan Croslow and his wife Katie, Christopher Lee Croslow and his wife Chelsey of Tuscola, IL, and Matthew Scott Croslow of Arcola, IL, eight great-grandchildren and two great- great-grandchildren, one brother, Gene Allen Alcorn and his wife, Sue of Tuscola, IL, and a sister, Mary Voltenburg of Findlay, IL.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a stillborn child, a grandson, Scott Allen Moore, a daughter-in-law, Brenda Kay Moore, a son-in-law, Alan Lee Croslow and a sister, Florence Ellison.
Margaret was a fun-loving mom and grandma. She served as a den mother for her son’s Boy Scout Troop many years ago. She always enjoyed keeping up with all of the many sporting events and activities her children and grandchildren were involved in. She liked to go out to eat with friends, and she also enjoyed traveling.
Memorials may be made to the Marty Thomas Scholarship in care of the Arcola Foundation.