Nancy L. Moore
Peoria - Nancy Lee Moore, 83, of Peoria, formerly of Albuquerque, NM passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Hawthorne Manor Court at Liberty Village in Peoria.
She was born May 19, 1931 in Chicago, Il, the daughter of Percy and Mable Elston Moore. Her family lived a short while in Monmouth, IL but eventually moved to Peoria, IL where Nancy graduated from Woodruff High School in 1949.
Immediately following graduation, Nancy enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean Conflict. During that period she was assigned to the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. She rose to the rank of E5-Staff Sergeant.
After her military service, Nancy worked for Pacific Bell Telephone in Los Angles, California, achieving the position of Second Level Manager. In 1976, Nancy retired to Albuquerque, NM, where other family members resided. In 2006 to present, Nancy enjoyed her return to her hometown of Peoria.
Nancy is survived by Joan Keith, her partner of 21 years, a nephew, Richard (Jimette) Beil of Peoria, IL, a great niece, Jennifer Beil, two great-great nephews, Sam and Nick Wiese and one great-great niece, Erica Wiese all of Washington, IL, a nephew, Tom Moore of Beverly Hills, FL, a great nephew, Michael (Veronica) Dolittle of Rio Rancho, NM, a great niece, Karen Odom and great-great nephew, Ryan Odom of Colorado Springs, CO, and nephew-in-law, Joe Stiegler, of Albuquerque, NM, as well as a large extended family and numerous friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, a brother, a brother-in-law, a sister-in-law and a niece.
Cremation has been accorded and a service will be held at a later date, with burial at Swan Lake Cemetery.
Lenz Memorial, with Davey Lenz, in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to lenzmemorialhome.com.
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