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December 3, 1918 - May 29th, 2002 -

Oliver Moore, great grand-son of Alexander Aldridge and Caroline Jones, grand-son of William Jefferson Aldridge, son of JOSEPH LOUIS MOORE and ELLA OPHELIA ALDRIDGE.  Ella was born April 29, 1880 in Jacoby, Pointe Coupee Parish,  Louisiana, and died January 01, 1938.

Wake - Friday, May 31st at Seale Funeral Home - Range Ave

Service - Saturday, June 1st - 2PM; at Seale Funeral Home - Range Ave.  Conducted by his son-in-law, Brother Dale Varnado, Pastor of Southside Baptist Church and his nephew, Bubby Courtney, Pastor of New Bethlehem Baptist Church - Watson, LA.

Burial -  - Saturday, June 1st - New Bethlehem Baptist Church cemetery - Watson, LA

Uncle Sam and Aunt Neither Adams' daughter, Lois Adams Parker is buried in this same church cemetery.

 

Oliver Moore, grand son of Alexander Aldridge and Caroline Jones passed away today, May 29th, 2002.  Oliver and his brother, Clarence Leon Moore were in WW II.  Oliver joined the Army and Clarence joined the Navy.  Their dad, Joseph Moore gave them a book after WW II, "The Fighting Men of Louisiana."

Oliver F. Moore, Tec/4, US Army.  He was born December 3, 1918 and attended Denham Springs High School, entering the Army on February 10, 1942 at Baton Rouge.  He served at Fort McClellan, Alabama, Camp Shelly, Mississippi and Camp Carrabelle, Florida where he received amphibious infantry training.  He as assigned to duty at Camp Livingston as an ammunition handler.

On January 4, 1944 he went to Hawaii and served also in Papua New Guinea, on Lyete and Luzon in the Philippines, assigned to duty as a radio operator.

He was in combat at Subic Bay, the campaign of New Guinea, Zigzag Pass, the amphibious assault landing on Bataan

Clarence Leon Moore was born October 12, 1920 and attended Live Oak School in Watson, Louisiana.  He joined the Naval Reserve, September 30, 1940 at New Orleans, Louisiana and served on the USS West Virginia and the USS President Monroe.