Moore, Byrna

Byrna Moore
10 a.m. (CDT) Saturday at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Marble Falls, Texas.

Byrna Dean Hicks Moore, 73, of Waco, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, in Waco.

She was born on July 30, 1932, in Portales, to Myrtle Kelley and Lafayette Hicks.

She graduated from Portales High School and attended Eastern New Mexico University, the University of New Mexico and Sul Ross State University, where she earned a degree. She married Kenneth Moore on Dec. 23, 1954. They moved to Roswell where she served as secretary to the superintendent of schools. Later, they moved to Eagle Pass, Texas, where they worked in the school system until moving to Marble Falls, Texas, in 1967. She taught at the Junior High in Marble Falls for 30 years before her retirement in 1997.

Family members said she enjoyed rock and mineral collecting, photography and reading.

Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Moore Dibrell (and husband, Mark) of Hewitt, Texas; two sons, Dr. Steven Moore (Connie) of Searcy, Ark., and Grant Moore (Donna) of Wylie, Texas; seven grandchildren, Allison and Meredith Dibrell of Hewitt, Texas, Rachel and Benjamin Moore of Searcy, Ark., and Aaron, Jennifer and Kelly Moore of Wylie, Texas; her mother-in-law, Syble Moore, of Portales; and two brother-in-laws, Dean Moore (Helen) of Portales and Leon Moore (Paula) of Las Cruces; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Texas section of the Marble Falls Library or a favorite charity.

Arrangements are by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home of Marble Falls, Texas.