Katherine Allen Moore

Katherine Allen Moore, 89, of Ceredo, W.Va., loving mother, grandmother, sister, friend and devoted teacher, passed away Monday, November, 21, 2022 peacefully at her home. Katherine was born May 27, 1933 in Huntington a daughter of the late Kerney and Dora Allen. She graduated from C-K High School and Marshall University. Katherine loved everything Marshall. She was employed by the Wayne County Board of Education and she taught for many years at Kellogg Elementary and C-K High School. Katherine loved teaching and after her public school career ended she began Winnie the Pooh Preschool, which she ran in her home on Ridgelawn Road in Kenova. She had a great desire to prepare children for their future and eventually Katherine opened The Training Station Preschool within the Kenova United Methodist Church with a dedicated staff which continues to teach children today. Katherine and her teachers, made an impact on generations of children in their care. She loved her church and through the years she served as a Sunday school teacher, worked with the children ministries, started the Fall Bazaar and volunteered to help anywhere she was needed. She was married to Donald Moore and together they raised two sons, whom she loved with all her heart. She also enjoyed spending time with her extended family and was a devoted daughter to her mother. Katherine spent her life caring for others and she will be greatly missed. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Beard Moore; a son, Aaron John Moore; a brother, Sherrill Allen and a sister-in-law, Jean Allen. She is survived by her son, Lance (Paula) Moore; grandsons, Seth (Katie) Moore and Blake (Megan) Moore; two great grandsons, Braylon Moore and Miles Poe; one brother, Frank Allen; a sister-in-law, Donna Allen; and a niece, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 1:30 to 3:30 on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at Kenova United Methodist Church. Funeral services begin at 3:30 with Pastor Lindsay Thorp and Pastor Andrew Tennent officiating. Burial will follow in Docks Creek Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to The Training Station, 503 15th St. Kenova, W.Va. 25530. Rollins Funeral Home is assisting the Moore family and online condolences may be expressed at rollinsfh.com.

2 Replies to “Katherine Allen Moore”

  1. So very sorry to learn of Katherine’s passing. I have known and loved her all my life. I grew up down the street from the Allen’s. She was so beautiful, kind and loving. She never forgot Maple Street and her friends. Sincere sympathy to all of us who loved her. She will be missed.

  2. Katherine was a dear friend to so many in our community and those friendships shall cherish their memories forever! God’s Blessings upon those who love ❤️ her..eternally!

    Judie Pruitt Smith
    Sons and Families

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