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Obituary – Della Grover Moore Wallick




    Della Groover Moore Wallick, age 91, died March 9, 2006 
at her residence at 2723 Midland Road in Shelbyville, Tenn. She is 
the mother of Dr. Judy Moore. After high school Della traveled to 
Michigan during the depression to seek a job where she worked at 
Fisher Body (General Motors) of Flint. There she met her husband 
Prientus Moore and had three children, Judy Moore D.O. (physician), 
David Moore (attorney) and Thomas Moore, deceased at age seven. She 
then traveled with her husband and three small children to the Upper 
Peninsula of Michigan where they ran a resort until his death in 
1959. She then entered college where she graduated as a licensed 
practical nurse. She worked as a nurse in several hospitals until 
retirement. In 1994 she moved to Shelbyville, Tenn., where she 
attended all the Tennessee Walking Horse shows that Dr. Judy Moore 
and Ed Foust showed in.
             Feldhas Funeral Home did the cremation and she will be 
buried in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with her husband and son. 
Contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society.

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