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Ruth Bartlett Moore

Posted: Monday, Jan 7th, 2013

Ruth Bartlett Moore

Ruth Bartlett Moore, 94, of Clarksburg passed away on January 5, 2013 at Life Care Hospital in Monroeville, PA. 

Born August 6, 1918 in Simpson, WV, Taylor County, she was the daughter of the late Clay Goff Bartlett and Phoebe Heatherly Bartlett, and the former wife of the late Robert Lee Moore, who passed away January 8, 2000.

Surviving are two sons, Reverend Sheldon Lee and wife, Connie Freeman Moore of Export, PA, and Terry Lynn and wife, Margaret Krupinski Moore of Bridgeport, WV.  She is survived by three grandchildren, Ahronn Suzanne Worsham and her husband, Chris, of Roswell, GA; David Moore and wife, Alena, of Dallas, TX: and Jennifer Penrose, and husband, Zach, of Greensburg, PA.  She is also survived by two great grandchildren, Jack and Lilly Worsham, of Roswell, GA.  She is also survived by a special niece that she helped raise, Bernadine Bartlett Campbell, of Clarksburg, WV.

Mrs. Moore was the last surviving member of her family of eight brothers and three sisters.  Her sisters were Vera Fretwells, Neva Lake Bartlett and Zera Radabough Lough.  Her brothers were Hiel, Raymond, Orval, John, Willie (Bill), Omer, Paul and Burl Bartlett.  She has one living sister-in-law, Martha Bartlett, widow of Paul of Grafton, WV.

Ruth attended Simpson High School until its closing and then finished her senior year at Flemington.  She attended West Virginia Business College.  She was employed by Maiden Form Company in Clarksburg, as well as Salem College (Clarksburg campus) until its closing. 

She then worked for C & P Telephone Company as an operator until her retirement in 1983.  After retirement, she became an active volunteer for United Hospital Center for over 20 years as a cashier in the gift shop.  In January 2005, she gave up serving there because of health reasons.  She was a lifetime member of the hospital volunteers and a member of the Telephone Pioneers. 

Ruth had an avid love of football and basketball, especially when WVU or the Pittsburgh Steelers were playing.

She was very active in the former EUB churches and since the merger with the United Methodists, she has been a faithful attendant of Duff Street United Methodist Church in Clarksburg, WV.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to the Memorial Fund of Duff Street United Methodist Church, 400 Duff Avenue, Clarksburg, WV, 26301.

Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort, on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The funeral service will be held at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Brian Seders presiding.

Interment will follow at the Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.amoscarvelli.com, a service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.

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