Wilma M. Moore, 76, of Clinton, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. She was born March 23, 1933, in Clinton, the daughter of Clarence and Doris (Socks) Wiedmayer. She was married to James Moore on June 30, 1951, and he survives.
Wilma bowled for many years in the Clinton area and was past president of her league. She enjoyed playing Bunko, sewing, reading, and admiring the beauty of flowers. Wilma was office manager of her sons' horse and livestock businesses. Her greatest joy was her family and grandchildren. She loved babysitting for many families in the area. Wilma was an avid fan of her childrens' and grandchildrens' sporting events.
In addition to her husband, James, Wilma is survived by two sons, Tom Moore of Onsted and Tim Moore of Brooklyn; two daughters, Vicki (Jim) Woodward of Ankeny, Iowa and Lisa (Vic) Brown of Clinton; one sister, Judy (Dan) Semark of Clinton and their daughter, Mindy; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary Margaret and Roger Brooks of Manchester and their sons, Doug and Dale; nine grandchildren, Travis Moore, Reegan Watson, Lindsay Moore, Chelsea Moore, Kristin Neuroth, Shannon Heller, Sadie Brown, Cody Brown, and Paige Moore; and eight great-grandchildren.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.
At her request cremation has taken place. A gathering was held on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Clinton Chapel of Handler. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, at St. James United Church of Christ, on US 12 in Saline, with Pastor David Bucholtz officiating. There will be visitation at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial of her cremated remains will follow in the church cemetery.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.handlerfuneralhomes.com.