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Christine “Peggy” Nichols Moore

Thursday, October 14, 2021
Christine “Peggy” Nichols Moore

Christine “Peggy” Nichols Moore, 79, a retired mother of 8 and longtime member of Mount Olive Baptist Church passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday October 7, 2021, in Andrews, Texas.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev. Christopher Haegger officiating. Interment will follow at the Andrews North Cemetery. Family will receive friends for viewing and visitation Tuesday, October 12, 2021, from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM at McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews, Texas. Arrangements are under the personal care of McNett Funeral Home.

Christine was born on August 11, 1942, in Magnum, Oklahoma to Odell and Geneva Nichols. She attended High School in Andrews Texas at the Lincoln all Black High school. After graduation she attended Odessa College Nursing School. During her studies she met and married James Booker T Moore and together they had 9 children. Christine spent the majority of her adult life traveling the world with James, living in beautiful places like, Germany, Italy, and Hawaii. They eventually settled in California to raise their family where she worked for The Associated of Retarded Citizen for more than 20 years.

Upon retirement Christine relocated to Andrews, Texas where she could be closer to her brothers and sister, in which time she became a thriving member of Andrews, a community service volunteer and an outstanding member of Mount Olive Baptist Church. She worked many years as a CNA for Andrews Nursing Center and transitioned from there to provide at home care for elderly citizens. The majority of Christine’s retirement was spent servicing others in different capacities, through her church or volunteer work, spending time with her children, 29 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. She also spent every Friday delivering Meals on Wheels to their many citizens of Andrews County. Giving back and caring for others was something Christine found much joy in. She never showed signs of slowing as her hobbies included sewing, serving her church and community in different capacities, writing, crossword puzzles, playing bingo and frequenting the Casinos. She was also very artistic, which is a talent she shared with all of her family as she created many works of arts and crafts.

Christine was respected by many in her community and family. She is survived by her daughters Christine Moore of Odessa, Danette Moore of Andrews, Deborah Moore of Palm Coast and Tasha Moore-Caufield of Dallas and her son Jesse Moore Sr of Andrews Texas. Also, Her Sister Jo Evelyn Armstrong of Andrews and 52 Grand and Great Grandchildren. Christine was preceded in death by her Husband Jamed Booker T Moore, Her Daughters, Lovie Sloan, Debbie Moore, Teri Moore, and her Son James Moore Jr. Also preceding her death were both parents, maternal and paternal grandparents 3 brothers and 4 sisters. She is truly loved, deeply cared about, and will be thoroughly missed.