BENTON, Ky. - Lois Evelyn (Moore) Villeneuve, age 90, of Mayfield, KY, passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 1:00pm. The youngest of 11 children born to David Russell Moore and Gracie Pinola (Stringer) Moore from 1901 to 1923, she was born February 17, 1923 and raised at the Moore homeplace in the Little Cypress Community of Marshall County. She graduated from Sharpe High School and later completed cosmetology school. She was the owner of her own beauty shop in the West Gilbertsville area for a number of years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, David Russell "Pap" Moore and Pinola Grace "Mamie" (Stringer) Moore.
She is survived by her sons; Monte Dale Penney of Murray, KY, and Earl Wayne Rawls III of Mayfield, KY.; 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
She is also preceded in death by her husband John J. Villeneuve, daughter: Sherry Lynn Penney; six sisters, Lena Reed Greer, Myrtle Marie Dunn, Mary Edna Inglish, Stella Margaret Jessup, Ruby Irene Bailey and Hazel Reeta Egner; four brothers, Henery Thomas Moore, Joseph Willard Moore, Hughie Vernon Moore and Robert Lee Moore.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2013 in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY. Rev. Chris Moore will officiate. Burial will follow in the Leonard Cemetery. Visitation will be held between the hours of 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Collier Funeral Home.
The family ask memorial contributions be made to the Leonard Cemetery Fund, C/O Rich Harrington, 1278 Old Calvert City Rd, Calvert City, KY 42029
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