Obituary: June Moore

June E. Moore, 77, of Sweet Home, died in Crawfordsville on Sept. 1, 2009.

She was born June 29, 1932 in Portland to Edmond and Edith Mary (Poag) Besaw. She was raised in Portland and moved to Crescent. She owned and operated a diner in Crescent. She married Bill Moore on Dec. 5, 1969 in Reno, Nev., and they moved to Sweet Home.

She did administrative work for Sweet Home High School and enjoyed spending time at the Elks Lodge. She loved gardening, finding treasures and organizing estate sales, casino hopping and visiting with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her brother, Gordon Besaw of Portland; sister Karen Cherry of Bend; stepson Ronald L. Moore; stepdaughters Anita Short and Leslye Jones; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Moore; and son, Jimmy Jordan.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to Sweet Home High School Alumni Association.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at the Sweet Home Elks Lodge.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.

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