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Laura Jean Kittrell Moore, 81
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Mrs. Laura Jean Kittrell Moore, 81, of Cookeville, wife of retired Tennessee State Trooper Sgt. and T.B.I. Agent Thomas D. Moore, died of cancer at 11:25 p.m. Saturday evening, July 7 at their Oaklawn Drive home with her husband and children at her bedside.Funeral services were conducted on July 10 from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home and burial followed in the Moore family lot at Ridgewood Cemetery. Rev. Mike Head officiated at the services.Born in the Difficult community of Smith County on April 7, 1931, she was one of six children of the late Charlie Clarence Kittrell who died April 7, 1965 at the age of 70 and Bessie Jane Thomas Kittrell who died June 18, 1984 at the age of 86.Four siblings preceded her in death, Oshel Kittrell, Cloyd Kittrell, Tom Kittrell and Grace Lee Kittrell Cardwell.In Corinth, Miss. on November 25, 1950, she was united in marriage to Gordonsville native, Thomas Dudley Moore.Mrs. Moore was a 1949 graduate of Smith County High School and was employed as a teenager at the Western Auto Store in Carthage and later was employed with the Selective Service until its closure.She retired as Area Coordinator for the U. S. D. A. Soil Conservation Service.Mrs. Moore was a member of the Carthage First Baptist Church.Surviving in addition to her husband of 62 years are three children, Tom Moore and wife Joann of Gordonsville, Cyndy Humble and husband LTC (Ret.) U. S. Army, Howard Humble of Campbellsville, Ky., Dr. Robin Rohwer and husband, Chris, of Knoxville; grandchildren, Dr. Travis Humble and wife, Holly, LeAnne Humble, Mitchell and Meghan Moore, Lauren and Kelsey Rohwer; great-grandchildren, Henry and Owen Humble; brother, former Smith County Executive Jack Kittrell of Carthage; sister-in-law, Nancy Nesbitt Kittrell of Tanglewood.The Moore family requests memorials to the American Cancer Society.Sanderson Funeral Home of Carthage was in charge of the arrangements.SMITHVILLE REVIEWSmithville, TNJuly 11,