ELOIS WOODELL THORN MOORE, 93, passed away on
Jan. 8, 2008 in Galveston, TX, with burial at
Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock, TX.
Elois was born Feb. 11, 1914 in Fort Worth, TX
to Dell Festus & Hattie Woodell. She attended
Ranger High School in the Class of 1930 and
married Jack Thorn. They owned and operated
Nu-Way Interior Designs in Galveston. Elois
had her master's degree in education and loved
to work with children. She worked for GISD as
a teacher and began the education program to
children in hospitals and housebound in the
1960's. After Jack's death, Elois married
Edwin Marshall Moore in 1987.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her
husbands, Jack Thorn and Edwin Marshall Moore,
and a brother, Parker Woodell (RHS-1932) and
She is survived by her godson, Stephen Decker
Melcer and wife Sarah & their daughter, Hannah
Melcer all of Galveston; a faithful friend, Vera
Carmona and devoted caregiver, Diana Suniga;
nieces, Nancy Woodell Callahan, Melissa Woodell,
and Susan Woodell all of Arizona.