Reverend Woodrow H. Moore died Feb. 25, 2009

Woodrow (Woody) Moore, age 96, passed away Feb. 25, 2009 at Golden Living Care Center of Independence, MO.

Woods was born August 14, 1912 to James and Nola Moore of Doniphan, Missouri. He attended Southwest Baptist College and graduated from William Jewell College in 1940. He received a Bachelor of Divinity degree from Central Baptist Theological Seminary and served in public relations at Hannibal LaGrange College, William Jewell College, and Missouri Baptist Children’s Home. Rev. Moore served as a Baptist Minister at numerous Baptist churches throughout the state of Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his parents and seven older sisters, his wife, Mary, for sixty-one years, and his son, Willard. Woody is survived by his sons: Kyle (Beverly) of Holland, Ohio and John (Beverly) of Independence, MO; four grandchildren: Becky Estes of Glendale, AZ, David Moore of Toledo, OH, Angela Sweet of Manchester, MO, and Adam Moore of Kansas City, MO; and four great-grandchildren.

Rev. Moore was cremated under the direction of Meyers Funeral Chapel. No memorial services will be held at this time. Burial will be at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Clarksburg, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice. Arrangements entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel, Blue Springs, 816.229.3276. Condolences and memories of Rev. Moore may be shared with the family online at