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State News

December 11, 2013

Ernie Moore

CORBIN — Ernie Lee Moore, of Highway 204 East, Williamsburg, departed this life on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at his home. He was 59 years, 4 months and 19 days of age. He was born on July 21, 1954 in Whitley County, to the late Rev. Virgil Moore and Dorothy Perkins Moore.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Jack Moore and a sister, Pansy McCullah. He was a member of the Williamsburg Masonic Lodge #490 F&AM.

He is survived by his loving wife, Donna Meadows Moore, of Williamsburg; two daughters, Tracy Lee Cox (Walker Lee) and Becky Moore (Carl Tower), all of Williamsburg; five grandchildren, Damon, Jasmine, Tara, Sebastian and Dylan; two brothers, Charles Moore and Danny K. Moore, both of Williamsburg; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel.

A Masonic service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel by the Williamsburg Masonic Lodge #490 F&AM.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Vernon Jones officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Moore Family Cemetery.

Condolences may be made to the family at

Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of arrangements, Andy Croley and Jerry Croley, directors.

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