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October 23, 2003
THE ELLIS COUNTY CAPITAL
page 4

Mary Kinkead Moyer

Mary C. Kinkead Moyer was born July 12, 1908, in Alluwee, Oklahoma, to Louise and Lambert T. Kinkead. She was called home to her beloved Lord on October 11, 2003, in Amarillo, Texas, at the age of 95 years, 2 months and 29 days.

Mrs. Moyer graduated from Nowata, Oklahoma High School, attended Drury College and graduated from Oklahoma State University.

She first taught school for nine years and then joined the staff of Camp Fire Girls Association working in San Francisco, California; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Amarillo, Texas and North Hollywood, California.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Linnaeus Edward Moyer Jr.; her parents, Lambert T. Kinkead, who built the first church for the Delaware Indian Chief Journeycake and her mother, Louise Zwanzeka. Also preceding her in death were her brothers: Clark M. Kinkead, who headed the Agricultural Equestrian Department of Oklahoma State University and Lambert T. Kinkead, former Chief of Police of Riverside, California, as well as two sisters, Louise and Frances Kinkead.

Surviving her are a daughter-in-law and primary caregiver, Nancy Gilmore Moyer and Linneaus E. Moyer III; her grandchildren, Jay H. Moyer and Jon G. Moyer, great-grandchildren, Jennifer Katina Moyer, Bailey W. Moyer, Jon G. "Gil" Moyer and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.


Transcribed by: Sherry Metcalf