Arbutus (Boots) Moore, 92, of Ravenswood, WV, met her Lord face to face on Sunday, February 23, 2020. 

She was a kind, God loving lady with the heart of a true believer.  Arbutus loved her family and was a devoted daughter, faithful wife, loving mom, and “Mamaw” to her many grandchildren and “Nana” to her many great grandchildren.  She was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ, a devoted prayer warrior and a longtime member of the Ravenswood Church of God.  She retired from Jackson General Hospital in Ripley with 23 years of service.

Arbutus is survived by her daughter, Diana Staats (Cole); her grandchildren, Shannon Perdue (Dwayne), Angela Graham (Mike), Tina Akers (Steve), Lita Simms (Lee), Bryan Staats (Linda), Shelly Dale (Brian), Dr. Sue Ann Tomblin, and Pamela Moore; 22 great grandchildren; 16 great-great grandchildren; and her siblings, Syvilla Morris, Roberda Curry, Janette Lovejoy, Nyoka Nafranowitz (Alex), and Dane Vickers (Diane); and brother-in-law, Bob Vandelinde. 

In addition to her parents, Ezra and Grace Vickers, she was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Moore; her son, Shannon Moore; her grandson, Chris Moore; her brothers, Keith and J.D. Vickers; and her sister, Jean Ella Vandelinde.

The family will receive friends at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood on Thursday, February 27, 2020, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, with the funeral service to immediately follow at 12:00 noon with Pastor Toby Wagoner officiating.  Burial will follow in Jackson County Memory Gardens in Cottageville, WV.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in memory of Arbutus Moore to First Baptist Community Kitchen, 215 Ann Street, Ravenswood, WV 26164 (

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