Myra Hodges Moore Robinson passed away peacefully November 12, 2019 by the light of the full moon at Proctor Place in Peoria, IL.
She was born July 28, 1919 to Charles H. and Portia Campbell Hodges on a farm north of Blandinsville, IL. She married M. Paul Moore September 16th, 1938. He passed March 28, 1985. She later married R. Rex Robinson on April 11, 1987. He passed August 23, 2006.
She is survived by her sister, Charlene Downey; daughter-in-law, Diane Moore; two grandsons, Jeff (Joan) Moore and Dan (Lisa) Moore; two granddaughters, Michelle and Julie Moore; four great grandchildren, Jacob, Kaitlyn, Ashley and Matthew Moore; two step great grandchildren, Chloe and Max Ries; two stepdaughters, Phyllis Robinson and Martha Douglas; cousins, David Campbell and Helen Kay Burge; many nieces and nephews and special friend, Nancy Wilson.
She was preceded in death by her sons, M. Paul Moore, Jr. and John Charles Moore; her siblings, Herbert, Bill, Jim and Rusty Hodges, Lucille Newell, Josephine Deems and Claudia McGrann.
She was the manager and buyer for china, glassware and silver at Block & Kuhls for 10 years. She then worked at Potter & Anderson Jewelers for nearly 30 yrs. Myra often said that working with lovely wares and fine people was not a chore but a pleasure.
She enjoyed music, reading and traveling to places near and far. She was an excellent pianist, a talented seamstress, gifted quilter and a master in the art of baking chocolate pies.
She celebrated her 100th birthday in July with family and friends, receiving 132 greetings from around the world. She often said she had lived a blessed life. We are blessed to have had her in ours.
The family would like to thank all of the staff of Proctor Place for their care and gentle kindness shown to Myra.
Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. followed by the funeral services at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb, IL. Rev. Karen Merrick will officiate.
Burial will be in the Glade City Cemetery in Blandinsville, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 4201 Industry Dr., Bartonville, IL 61607 or OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois, 530 NE Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61637 or charity of your choice.
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