Vivian Eloise Short Moore, 87, of Highsplint, entered Eternal Rest on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the home of her son, the Reverend Bill and Vicki Moore. She had her loving family by her side. A lifelong resident of Harlan County, she was very active with the Cloverfork Museum and the Evarts High School Alumni Association. She was a retired LPN and Respiratory Therapist with over 40 years of service at the Harlan App. Reg. Hospital. Vivian was a devoted member of the Willow Grove Baptist Church, the Rebekah Lodge and a Kentucky Colonel.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Moore; her mother, Belva Mullins Short; her father, Millard Short; her precious baby son, Ricky Lee Moore; a loving granddaughter, Kimberly Eloise Cupp-Spencer; two sisters, Florence Cohelia and Viola Short; a brother, Shelby Short; and a son-in-law, Gene Ball.
Survivors include seven children, Shirley Cupp and husband, Marion, Morrow, OH; Brenda Ball, Fairfield, OH; Elaine Wheeler and husband, Chester, Cincinnati, OH; Shelia Woodward and husband, Johnny, Georgetown, KY; Kathy Bundy and husband, Dr. Robert Bundy, Chagrin Falls, OH; the Reverend Bill Moore and wife, Vicki, Kenvir; and Scott Moore and wife, Lindsey, Highsplint. She is also survived by her sister, Evelyn Philpot, Highsplint; her sister-in-law, Margie Short, Detroit, MI; a special granddaughter, Jenny Whitehead, Kenvir; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one expected great-grandchild; three great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 5 until 8 pm at the Evarts Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm Sunday, November 11, 2012, in the Chapel of the Evarts Funeral Home with the Reverends Jack Ford, Baxter Blevins, T.J. Brewer and James Sanders officiating.
Burial will follow in the Moore Family Cemetery at Highsplint. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Evarts Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Moore family.