Obituaries

Jessie J. Moore

Jul 11, 2018
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Services

11:00 AM Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel

Visitation

1 hour prior to the service at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel

Cemetery

Garden of Memories Cemetery following the service

Memorials

may be directed to the family.

Biography

Jessie James Moore 76, of Waterloo, died at UnityPoint Health ‑ Allen Hospital on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was born April 15, 1942, in Cruger, MS, the son of William Moore and Tennie Smith.

 

He married Annie K. Hayes in 1969 in Waterloo. She later passed away. He was a machinist at Hawkeye Steel and retired in 1985.

 

Jessie is survived by: significant other, Rosanne Anderson, Waterloo, IA; his children, Demetris (Fredrick Sr.) Prewitt, Roscoe, IL; Nicole Anderson, Douglasville, GA; Jessica (Abel) Bustamante, Wimberly, TX; Wanda Moore, Chicago, IL; Douglas Anderson, Arlington, TX; Joseph Anderson, Humboldt, IA; Cynthia Anderson, Humboldt, IA; Michelle Brown, Katy, TX; brother, John Moore of Waterloo; Stepsisters, Leola Sanders; Mary Deshears and Lucy Moore, all of Sacramento, CA; fifteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and host of nieces and nephews

 

He is preceded in death by; his parents; wife; three sisters, Edith Davis, Clara Bell Adams, Willie Mae Young; three brothers, Percy Williamson, William Moore Jr. and Charlie Moore.

 

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  1. Joan Brown | Aug 02, 2018
    My condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one, Jessie, and may these Bible scriptures be of comfort to you,  John 5:28, 29,  Revelation 21:4, 5.
  2. Joyce Lahmann | Jul 16, 2018
    Condolences to Jesse’s family. I worked with him at Hawkeye Steel Products. Always enjoyed working with him. 
  3. Margo Draine | Jul 14, 2018
    Sending prayers of condolences to the family and asking God to breathe the peace that surpasses all understanding into your hearts and mind. May God also comfort you with His loving care. Grief and loss are hard to face so it's okay to weep for our deceased loved ones. I hope this poem gives you some measure of comfort. "There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief and unspeakable love." ~Washington Irving 
  4. Jessica Bustamante | Jul 13, 2018
    When great trees fall,rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants lumber after safety. When great trees fall in forests, small things recoil into silence, their senses eroded beyond fear. When great souls die, the air around us becomes light, rare, sterile. We breathe, briefly. Our eyes, briefly, see with a hurtful clarity. Our memory, suddenly sharpened, examines, gnaws on kind words unsaid, promised walks never taken. Great souls die and our reality, bound to them, takes leave of us. Our souls, dependent upon their nurture, now shrink, wizened. Our minds, formed and informed by their radiance, fall away. We are not so much maddened as reduced to the unutterable ignorance of dark, cold caves. And when great souls die, after a period peace blooms, slowly and always irregularly. Spaces fill with a kind of soothing electric vibration. Our senses, restored, never to be the same, whisper to us. They existed. They existed.We can be. Be and be better. For they existed. -Maya Angelou
  5. Peggy Gienau | Jul 13, 2018
    condolence to the family. John 5:28 says we will see our loved ones again.

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