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Claire Ellen (Black) Moorefield

September 28, 1943 ~ November 15, 2021 (age 78)


Claire Ellen Moorefield, 78, of Greensboro, passed away at her home on Monday, November 15, 2021.

Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Lawndale Baptist Church in their chapel. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Ellen is preceded in death by her husband, Roger L. Moorefield and son, William Rieson.

Ellen was a graduate of Radford University. She retired from the Greensboro News and Record after many years.  Ellen was a member of her beloved Lawndale Baptist Church. She also followed her passion and love of animals through her work with Doxy by Proxie, a Dachshund rescue program.

She is survived by her sons and their wives, Greg and Beth Moorefield of Kentwood, Mich.; Rick and Sherri Moorefield of Glendale, Ariz., and Roger and Angela Moorefield of Kernersville; sister, Mary Plaster (Warren) of Roanoke, grandchildren, Heather, Stephanie, McKenna, Shay, Jarren and Zane; along with several great grandchildren; and nephew, Dewey Plaster also of Roanoke.

The family will receive friends at George Brothers Funeral Service from 7-9 PM Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Lawndale Baptist Church, 3505 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408 or to Doxie by Proxy, PO Box 9671, Greensboro, NC 27429.

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November 17, 2021

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
George Brothers Funeral Service
803 Greenhaven Drive
Greensboro, NC 27406

Funeral Service
November 18, 2021

2:00 PM
Lawndale Baptist Church
3505 Lawndale Drive
Greensboro, NC 27408

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