FREEPORT—Funeral services for Alexander Jackson (Jack) Moore, 89, were held Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Lakewood Funeral Chapel in Lake Jackson with Dr. Gary McCormick and Pastor Thomas Lester officiating. Graveside services were held later that day at Sharp Cemetery in Sharp.
Moore died Saturday, March 26, at home, surrounded by family and friends.
He was born May 25, 1921, in San Gabriel to Jackson Lee and Lillie Mae (Fuller) Moore.
In 1945, he served in the U.S. Marines. He married Mary Marie Mitcham on Oct. 26, 1946.
They moved to Clute in 1952 where he worked as a mechanic and owned his own dump truck business. After moving to Freeport in 1953, he was employed by Southern Materials for 31 years, retiring in 1985.
Upon retirement, he enjoyed working in the yard, woodworking crafts, volunteering with Home Delivered Meals and Brazosport Cares. Moore was a member of First Christian Church in Freeport for 57 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Homer J. Moore and Terry F. Moore Sr; and a sister, Alva Raye Parker.
Survivors are his wife, Marie; a daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Carl Barrett; and a grandson, Douglas Barrett; also, two nieces, four nephews, eight great-nieces, six great-nephews and two “grand” kitties, Muffin and Rowdy.
Honorary pallbearers were members of First Christian Church and E.M. Reeves.
Memorials may be made to a hospice organization in your area or First Christian Church.