Mary Jo Hyett-Moore


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Posted Online: March 01, 2013, 6:19 pm
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Funeral services for Mary Jo Hyett-Moore, 66 of Aledo, are Monday at 11 a.m. at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo.
Burial is at Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Mary Jo's name for the Mercer County wrestling program.
Mary Jo died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
Mary Jo was born on Jan. 14, 1947, in Shelbyville, Ind., to Jinks and Virginia Prosser Richardson. She married Lane Hyett on April 7, 2010.
Mary Jo worked with her husband at the L.R. Hyett Furniture Store. Her most important job was being a devoted mom and grandma. She also enjoyed gardening and vacationing in Hawaii.
Those left to cherish Mary Jo's memory include her husband, Lane; four children and spouses, Douglas and Susan Moore, Hurst, Texas, David and Amy Moore, Batavia, Ill., Stephen and Anika Moore, Palatine, Ill., and Andrea Moore, Rock Island; stepdaughter, Lisa and Jeremy Finch, Aledo; grandchildren, Jordan O'Rand, Alexandra and Adam Bravo, Chad, Connor and Alyssa Moore, Hannah, Joshua, Andrew and Aaron Moore and Liam Rhattigan; two great-grandchildren, Lucy and Eleanor Bravo; four stepgrandchildren, Taylor, Tristen, Lauren and Natalie Finch; a sister, Patty Ramsey and husband, Ralph, Greenfield, Ind.; half-sister, Diana VanDellen, Lakeland, Fla.; and her mother-in-law, Babe Hyett, Aledo.
Mary Jo was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Harold Newkirk; and her stepson, Lance Hyett.
Condolences may be left at speerfuneralhome.com.












 



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