Belinda Diane Moore

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Belinda Diane Moore

Belinda Diane Moore, 63, died November 30, 2016, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center, Paragould, Ark., surrounded by her husband, mother, children and grandchildren.

Diane was born April 28, 1953, at Piggott, Ark., to Odell and Linda (Johnson) Elkins.

On March 13, 1970, she married Oral "Bill" Junior Moore of Marmaduke, Ark., and they were married for 46 years. They started their marriage out living in Pollard, Ark., where she was a stay-at-home wife and mother. In 1983 they moved to Corning, Ark., where she worked as a nurse at the local hospital then later in a clinic. The last 15 years of her life she lived in Marmaduke, where they have been living on their working farm. Since retirement 15 years ago she and Bill have enjoyed the many jobs on the farm, their children, grandchildren and other family and friends. She has been a member of Marmaduke First Baptist Church for 16 years and was a lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary.

Diane is survived by her husband, Bill; her mother, Linda Elkins; four children, Brian (Cynda) Moore of Fairplay, Ky., Julia (Jimmy) Baker of Walnut Ridge, Ark., Laura Conway of Marmaduke and Jon Moore of Marmaduke; nine grandchildren who were her heart, Jacquelynn Reeves of Walnut Ridge, Isaac, Hannah, Samuel, Faith and Justin all of Fairplay, Ky. and Jade, Fisher and Walker Conway all of Marmaduke; six siblings, Shelly (Teresa) Elkins, Sheila Baker, Marcella Wright, Martin (Patty) Elkins, Margie Johnson and Beth (Steve) Lambert; along with any nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her father, Odell Shelley Elkins and a granddaughter, Clarissa Moore.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, followed by graveside services.