Janis Moore Obituary

June 12, 2016   Obituary

Faces of Spina Bifida Magazine | Source

August 31, 1922 - May 29, 2016 
Resided in Springfield, OH

Lovingly submitted by her niece, Rhonda Atkins.

JANIS M. MOORE, 93, of Springfield, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday evening, May 29, 2016. She was born in Springfield on August 31, 1922, the daughter of the late Arnold and Stella (Downey) Moore. 

Born with spina bifida, Janis was not expected to live through her teens, but her determined spirit and perseverance helped her to live a full life, filled with love for her family. She retired from Olan Mills Studios following 42 years of dedicated service. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and their spouses, William P. and Jean Moore, Richard A. and Betty Moore and James R. and Betty Moore and a nephew, Rick Moore. She is survived by nieces and nephews, William (Vicky) Moore of Akron, Ohio, Cathy (Michael) Wunder of St. Charles, Missouri, Teresa Higbee, Mary Lou Moore, John (Marjorie) Moore, and Rhonda (Scott Dearth) Atkins, all of Springfield, Michelle (Thomas) Scarpelli of Beavercreek, James (Claire) Moore and Debra Green of Florida, numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews and dear friend and roommate, Mae Haney.