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Mother Willie A. Moore

June 23, 1936 February 1, 2019
Mother Willie A.  Moore
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On the beautiful sunny day of June 23, 1936 the last child was born to Augustus “Gus” Jordan and Vernita Pennington Jordan whom they named Willie Arnita. Willie had one brother named Lee Augustus and a sister named Martha May.
Her parents decided to go separate ways with visits from the father. When each child became 14 years of age, her father came and taught them how to drive a car and shoot a gun.
Willie graduated from Howard County High School in a community call Tollette, AR in May 1953 then attended one year of higher education at Charmaine Johnson Business College in Little Rock, AR before moving to Denver where her brother and sister were living.

She met and married Odie Glenn More on January 30, 1955. To this union three children were born, one daughter, Arnedria Odessa and two sons, Odie Lamar and Travis Erby.
Willie Moore and Arnedria united with the Washington Street Church of God in Christ in 1957 under the leadership of Superintendent R. W. Campbell. They served with them until his passing. After that, the name of the church was renamed to Campbell’s Memorial Church of God in Christ.
Her most productive years there were the years her brother, Bishop Lee Augustus Jordan was pastoring. She was a dedicated and faithful worker. She held positions in her local church as a youth Sunday School Teacher, Choir Director, leader in fundraising, radio director and served on the Board of Trustee. She worked in the local, district and state level with the Ushers, Nurses and Business and Professional Women’s Federation. She also served as the District President of the Nurses Unit.
She served 24 years as the State Usher President of the Young People Willing Workers (YPWW) at the request of the State YPWW Chairman, the late Adolph Morgan.
Willie Moore attended Emily Griffith Opportunity School and became a Licensed Practical Nurse graduating in 1961 and was hired to work at Denver General Hospital. She attended Jones Real Estate College in Denver and received her Real Estate license in 1971. After that, she learned that having her Notary seal was a needed asset, so she obtained her Notary seal.
Willie Moore attended the first Charles Harrison Mason System of Bible College held in Denver and graduated with the First Class Graduation in the Mason Temple at the International Holy Convocation of the Church of God in Christ held in Memphis, Tennessee in 1975.
Willie Moore’s sons were born by now and attended Campbell’s Memorial with she and her daughter.
Willie Moore enjoyed traveling. She spent at least one night in 38 different states as well as in France, Europe and The Caribbean Islands and stayed in the first class hotels. She thought her biggest accomplishment in her travel was her trip to London and Paris. When she was in the 8th grade she studied French and began to say, “I want to go to Paris.” She was 68 years old when she went and 69 when she returned.
Willie Moore learned to sew in High School. With practice, she learned to make look alike dresses for she and her daughter and look alike tops for the boys. She kept sewing and learned to make tops for the boys. She kept sewing and learned to make handkerchiefs which she sold to supplement her income.
Willie Moore joined a writing class with the seniors at the Commerce City, CO recreation center. She enjoyed writing short stories. She had several of her stories published in several of the books that the senior class had published.
Willie enjoyed acting and was featured in several plays, namely “The Green Pastures”, “The Judge”, “I am a sick woman” and many more.
Willie Moore stated a member at CMC until her niece Evangelist Debra Jordan Clay became the Pastor of St. John Church of God in Christ. Where she joined and became one of the Church Mothers and the Sunday School Superintendent.
Those who preceded her in death are her Father, Augustus (Gus) Jordan; Mother, Vernita Pennington Jordan; brother, Bishop Lee Augustus Joran (Odessa Marie Jordan) and sister, Martha Mae Jordan Banks.
She leaves to cherish her memory are her children, Odie Lamar and Travis Erby Moore of Atlanta, Arnedria Odessa Moore, Aleshia Marie (Otis) Davis and DeLon Leonard Moore all of Denver; three sisters, Irma Dean Jordan of Denver, Verna Bradley of Lansing, MI and Timmie Evelyn Jordan of Nashville, AR. Her five grandchildren, Thadius Jon Dickerson, Taseisha Elon Proctor, Ondalee Arnita Moore, Nathaniell Devon (Ciera) Yorks, Darryl Deonzo Mcneil, Jr.; four great grandchildren, Tybrius Jon Dickerson, Drew Averie Jefferson, Christian Devon Yorks and Cruz Eugene Jefferson and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.


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Visitation

Thursday

7

Feb

4:00 PM 2/7/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Caldwell-Kirk Funeral & Cremation Services

2101 N. Marion Street
Denver, CO 80205

Caldwell-Kirk Funeral & Cremation Services
2101 N. Marion Street Denver 80205 CO
United States

Service

Friday

8

Feb

10:00 AM 2/8/2019 10:00:00 AM
Jurisdiction of Colorado COGIC Headquarters

750 Chambers Rd
Aurora, Colorado 80011

Jurisdiction of Colorado COGIC Headquarters
750 Chambers Rd Aurora 80011 Colorado
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Hampden Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

8600 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80231

8600 E Hampden Ave Denver 80231 CO
United States
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