5/20/17 — Harriet Jane Moore

Harriet Jane Moore, age 92, of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away into
rest on May 17, 2017 at NHC Trace, Nashville, Tennessee. She was born May
26, 1924 to parents Anthony and Louise Bescript in Philadelphia
Pennsylvania where she was schooled in academics and dance. As a young
woman, Harriet served her country during World War II as a government
inspector and subsequently met her husband Ernest Francis Moore, a career
officer United States Air Force. Their love endured for over 67 years and
continues through their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Harriet will be remembered as a devoted wife and mother who embraced the
challenges of a military spouse, traveling the world with her children in
tow. She was an artist, a business woman and a green thumb gardener. For
many years she bred and raised exotic birds and was a huge fan of the
Irish sweepstakes. She always carried with her a sense of adventure and
optimism, believed in the power of prayer and loved being called
grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ernest Francis Moore
and is survived by her three sons, Ernest F. Moore, Jr. and his wife
Angie of Franklin, TN, Kevin B. Moore and his wife Carole of Nashville,
TN and Timothy C. Moore of Washington,D.C.; Ellen Moore of Denver,
Colorado, and three daughters, Marilyn L. Sears and her late husband
Steve of Spokane, WA, Melody M. Schafer and her husband Klaus of McLean,
VA and Maria L. Barnwell and her husband Ed of Dallas, TX; eleven
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives
and friends.
VISITATION
Saturday, May 20th 2017, 1:00pm -2pm at the Central Funeral Home, 2812
Hillsboro Highway, Manchester, TN 37355
FUNERAL MASS
Saturday, May 20th 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Central Funeral Home Chapel
OFFICIANT
Father Stephen Klasek of St. Mark Catholic Church, Manchester, TN
INTERMENT
Rose Hill Memorial Gardens
CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF THE ARRANGEMENTS.