Tuesday, November 30

Marcella Ruth Moore

Oct. 7, 1930 – Nov. 15, 2021

Marcella Ruth Moore, age 91 of Westfield and formerly of the Arcadia and Sheridan areas passed away Nov. 15, 2021 at Wellbrooke of Westfield.

She was born Oct. 7, 1930 in Atlanta, Ind. to Raymon Fred and Cleo Hannah (Caldwell) Overdorf. 

She attended Jackson Township schools and graduated from Jackson Central High School with the Class of 1948. She then became employed at Public Service Indiana that later became Duke Energy. She worked there over 40 years as an engineering clerk. She married Lamar Ellis Moore on Dec. 31, 1966, who preceded her in death. Together they enjoyed camping for many years at Old Mill Run Campground at Thorntown, Ind.

She was an active member of Arcadia Christian Church where she served many years as a youth group leader and Sunday School teacher. She was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and Hamilton County Senior Citizens. She enjoyed crocheting, playing cards, traveling and eating out with family and friends.

Mrs. Moore loved people and was very generous and giving to friends and family. Her family was very important to her, especially her nieces, nephews and their families.

Survivors include her nieces, Sharon (Long) Marcotte, Jackie (Kleyla) Ogle, Kathi (Overdorf) Knight, Mary Ann (Overdorf) Madauss and Melodie (Long) Briscoe; and nephews, Rand Overdorf, Rick Overdorf, Bob Long and Ed Kleyla.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lamar Ellis Moore; sisters, Margaret Kleyla and Betty Long; a brother, James David Overdorf; a niece, Marcia (Kleyla) Brown; and nephews, Tom Long and Mike Kleyla.

Funeral services are planned to be held Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at 12 noon at Hartley Funeral Home Cicero Chapel, 209 West Jackson Street in Cicero with Pastors Mark Knapp and Michael Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Boxley Cemetery near Sheridan. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of the service. 

Memorial donations may be made to Hamilton County Senior Citizens, 18336 Cumberland Road, Noblesville, IN 46060.

Condolences online at www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com.

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