Nellie J. Moore


(Nov. 12, 1967 - May 17, 2011)

Nellie J. Moore died on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. She was 43.

Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held at a later date.

Nellie Juanita Magarahan was born in Ogallala, Neb. on Nov. 12, 1967, the daughter of James Ray Magarahan and Beverly Ann (Crall) Magarahan.

She married Gene Moore in 1986 in Las Vegas, Nev. They later divorced, but remained friends.

She worked as a waitress, coming to Shoshoni five years ago after several years living in Powell. She had lived in several other places before moving to Powell.

Her family said Nellie enjoyed fishing, animals, crafts, farming and spending time with her two boys who were very important to her. She had a good sense of humor and was a hard worker.

Survivors include her sons, Chris and Nathan of Shoshoni and Kenneth Lee of Minnesota; her mother, Beverly Higginbotham of Rawlins; a brother, David Magarahan of Billings, Mont.; a sister, Lisa Brossious of Powell.

She was preceded in death by her father.

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Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.