Jeanne Moore

Jeanne Morse Moore, 66, of Leavenworth, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born Feb. 14, 1949, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Ellsworth and Virginia (Garbison) Morse Jr.

Jeanne Moore

Jeannie attended East Carolina University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree. She then attended George Mason University and received a Master’s Degree in English. After college Jeannie taught English at Mount Vernon High School in Alexandria, Va., for 15 years.

On March 24, 1984, Jeannie married James Merton Moore, III., in Alexandria, Va. She is survived by her husband, James, who lives in Leavenworth, KS. She is also survived by two sons, James David Moore and wife, Sarah Moore of Huntsville, Ala. and Scott Alexander Moore of Leavenworth, and a daughter, Kristen Jeanette Moore of Bogota, Colombia. She also leaves her husband’s children, who she loved as her own, and who loved her as a mother: Shawn Moore and wife, Gabrielle Moore of Highlands Ranch, Colo., Randall Douglas Moore and wife, Danielle Moore of Huntsville, Ala. and Cynthia Moore Curtis and husband, Matthew Curtis of Fort Mill, S.C. She is also survived by sister, Ellen Yokel and husband, Don Yokel of Dunnellon, Fla.

She was not only a talented English teacher and wonderful mother, but she was also an artist, seamstress, and quilter. Quilting was her favorite, of her many talents.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, in honor of Jeannie.