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Betty C. Moore

April 7, 1942 June 9, 2019
Betty C. Moore
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Betty Charlene "Beeb" Moore, 77-year-old Vinita resident, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born on April 7, 1942 in Vinita to Charles and Virginia (Dail) Cook. She lived in Vinita til she was united in marriage to the Love of her life Lloyd Moore on October 7, 1962 in Vinita, Oklahoma, they were married 49 years before his passing on May 23, 2011. She worked at Eastern State Hospital for over 25 years, where she was the secretary until her retirement in September 1985. Betty also worked at Enid State School in Enid, Oklahoma from June 15, 1965 to November 15, 1974 as an Executive Secretary to the administrative assistant of the Superintendent. Betty gave her Life to the Lord and had her baptism at First Baptist Church in Vinita but, at the time of her death, was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church in Vinita. She loved to draw, crochet and cook. Her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren were the joy of her life.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband; Lloyd Moore, a grandson; Austin Moore a sister; Pauline King, a brother; Vince Cook.

The surviving family includes; her son Marty Moore of Vinita, three granddaughters; Alisha Moore of Vinita, Ally Moore and fiancée Jacob Miller of Vinita, Natalie Harrison and fiancée Dekota Lunsford of Vinita, great-grandchild; McKenligh Rae Peterson, sister; Lee Walker of Vinita, brother; Carl Cook of Vinita, , her special friend; Leonard Case of Vinita, best friend Virginia Seiman, special granddaughter Bria Douglass of Vinita, special daughter Kayleen Harrison and husband Todd of Vinita and a special uncle; Chuck Dail of Houston, Texas, as well as, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at the Burckhalter-Highsmith Chapel where friends may meet the family.

The Celebration of Life services will be held 2 PM Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Burckhalter-Highsmith Chapel with Pastor Bob Whitchurch and Pastor Justin Turner officiating with burial follow at Fairview Cemetery in Vinita. Online condolences may be made at or on our Facebook page.
Arrangements are by Vinita’s only locally owned funeral establishment, Burckhalter-Highsmith Funeral and Cremation Service of Vinita.

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Celebration of Life




2:00 PM 6/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
Burckhalter-Highsmith Funeral Home Chapel

201 N. Wilson Street
Vinita, OK 74301

Visitation: 6:00 - 8:00 PM Thursday June 13, 2019 Burckhalter-Highsmith Chapel

Burckhalter-Highsmith Funeral Home Chapel
201 N. Wilson Street Vinita 74301 OK
United States

Cemetery Details


Fairview Cemetery Final Resting Place

Eastern State Road and N 2nd Street
Vinita, OK 74301

Eastern State Road and N 2nd Street Vinita 74301 OK
United States

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