Florence Moore Saunders

November 18, 2021


Florence Sarah Moore Saunders, 100, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021. She was born November 12, 1921 in Palmyra, MO to Anglis T. and Minnie Hallie (Clay) Reading.

She married William W. Moore and he preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her second husband Harry L. Saunders, a daughter Rose Marie Moore, son David Lee Moore, sisters; Rose Lee Scott, Mary Belle Reading, Ella E. Reading, and Louise Kerr, and four brothers; Jasper, David, Theodore, and William Reading.

She leaves behind one daughter, Angel L Henry Hobbs and a son, John W. Moore, a grandson Ebony Jetfloren Henry, a great granddaughter Alexis Henry, nephews Joseph Reading, Billy Scott, nieces Sheila Reading Curry and her husband John who will be officiating the service,  and Sharon Reading, a host of other nieces nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Prior to Florence’s retirement she worked as a Supply Specialist and as a LPN nurse. She worked for the government for over 26 years. Florence was a member of the Franklin Street COGIC where she was a missionary and State Evangelist for over 40 years. She lived a true and Godly life. Florence was the youngest of the brothers and sisters. She was the 15th child of all the children.   
A private viewing and visitation was held in the Cater Funeral Home Chapel prior to services honoring and celebrating Florence’s life held graveside at the Memorial Park Cemetery.  Committal prayer snd burial followed.

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