August 8, 1926 ~ December 12, 2020

Born in: Browder, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Dorothy Moore, 94, of Owensboro, Kentucky resided at Riverside Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Hermitage Manor passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020. She was born in Browder, Kentucky on August 8, 1926 to Floyd D. and Hallie Greathouse Hope. Dorothy was employed at Mudd’s Furniture as a furniture refinisher for 25 years. Dorothy was a member of Nickel Ridge Holiness Church. She was a selfless and strong woman. She loved her children, grandchildren, her church and church family, all people, and life. Dorothy enjoyed working with her flower garden and fish pond.

Along with her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, James Moore, Sr., in 2011; her daughter, Mae English; her grandson, Nick Durbin; her siblings, Hilda Morris, J.D. Hope, and Darlene Wilson.

Dorothy is survived by her children, James LeRoy (Carole) Moore, Jr., Eloise Heep, Joyce English, Ben (Brenda) Moore, Marvin (Charolette) Moore; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; her siblings, Joyce Bean, Jean Mattingly, and Floyd Hope.

Private services will be Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow at Nickel Ridge Cemetery.

Family and friends who wish to honor Dorothy at the visitation and funeral are required to wear a mask while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Moore. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Dorothy Moore and sign her virtual guestbook by going to

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  1. our prayers are with the family going to miss her she was so loving she knew me as a sosh she would often talk about bro edd sosh and the church going to miss her so much always loved her!

  2. Dorothy and Mae lived in Moms rental for a while loved then both, prayers to all of you , she was such a sweet lady. I have great memories of her and Mae.

  3. She will be very miss miss her everyday our little talks and comeing down the saying hey honey rest in peace my dear lady

  4. I will always remember the wonderful days spent at your home with Mae. Give her & Nick a big hug for me Momma Moore. RIP.
    Josie Durbin Epley

  5. She was such a sweet lady Mae was my best friend we were always together when we were growing up Dorothy was such a good hearted lady if everyone could be like her the world would be a much better place bless your heart sweet lady

  6. Dorothy was a pretty lady, always smiling and seem happy. I know she will be greatly missed by her family. Oh what a reunion there must’ve been in heaven❤️

  7. Aunt Dorothy was a beautiful, sweet lady! She would always greet me with, “How you doing, Doll?”
    Loved her dearly. She will be happy to be with Mae and Nick…and Daddy and Mama
    She will be missed.

  8. Sister Moore will be missed. She was always so sweet and kind to our family. She was beyond pleasant to be around.
    Prayers for you all.

    The Tinnell Family

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