Photo Moore Family Reunion
MOORE REUNION HELD — A reunion of the Charles R. and Maggie Morrisett Moore family was held recently at the family home place at 615 North First St. in Union City. Attending descendants included the Moore, Culbertson, Leisenring, Banning, Hishmeh and Lewis surnames. Morrisett cousins attending included Caldwell and Fotia surnames. Charles Moore came to Union City from St. Louis and Maggie Morrisett was born in Humphreys County. They moved into the house on First Street in 1937, and there raised four children: Jeane, Peggie, Bussie and Billy Joe. Peg Moore, formerly of San Francisco and Chicago, now lives in the home place. The elder Moores are buried at Eastview Cemetery. Reunion activities included a backyard barbecue, a surprise 75th birthday party for Peg Moore, a luncheon at Café on Main for Jeane Moore Culbertson Fentress and several members of her Union City High School Class of 1943 and a dinner gathering at Reelfoot Lake. Those attending included (first row, from left) Jeannie and Joe Moore of Eads, Jeane Moore Culbertson Fentress of Riverside, Calif., Peg Moore of Union City, Bussie and Sybil Moore of Newbern, Monte, Adrianne and Maggie Moore of Memphis, (second row) Caid Moore and Meghan Counce of Memphis, Linda Caldwell of Richmond, Va., Jessica and Ethan Leisenring of Elysburg, Pa., Mark and Theresa Caldwell of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Tracy Smith of Oakland, Jan Banning of Riverside, Calif., Sharon Leisenring of Elysburg, Collin and Maeva Culbertson of Alna, Maine, Amy, Dylan and Kevin Lewis of Riverside, (third row) Carson Moore of Memphis, Jason Leisenring of New York, Charles and Jack Culbertson of Alna, Jay Leisenring of Elysburg, Wanda and Frank Fotia of Myrtle Beach, Richard and Jill Hishmeh of Riverside, Jon Leisenburg of Philadelphia and Denver Moore of Memphis. Others attending were Randy and Sandra Moore of Coldwater, Miss., Marty, Jill, Tatum and Dylan Moore of St. Louis, Danny, Lisa, Hailey and Houston Hickerson of Dyersburg, Jamie and Josh Smith of Oakland, Jason Caldwell of Orlando, Fla., Marge and Jim Armbruster of Murray, Ky., and Barbara Taylor of Union City.
Published in The Messenger on 10.24.07
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