Obituary of Vivian Moore

Vivian Corrine Moore, age 76, a resident of Ft Scott, Kansas, passed away Friday, November 12, 2021, at the home of her brother in rural Arcadia, Kansas.

She was born October 10, 1945, in Ft. Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Elmer Leon Allen and Enid Corrine Shinn Allen.

She married Paul L. Moore on April 2, 1977, in Emporia, Kansas.

Vivian worked as a paralegal for the law firm of Nuss & Farmer for many years.  Following her retirement from legal work, Vivian worked as a substitute teacher for the USD #234 School District.

Vivian loved spending time with her extended family.

She was a member of the Diamond Community Church.


Survivors include her mother, Enid Large, of Ft. Scott; four brothers, Dwayne Allen (Pat), Arcadia, Kansas, Dennis Allen (Teresa), Ft. Scott and Tim Allen (Deborah) Ft. Scott and David Large (Kristen) of Branson, Missouri  and a sister, Connie Snow also of Ft. Scott; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Vivian was preceded in death by her husband, Paul, on October 23, 2018.  She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Retha Ross, her father, Elmer Leon Allen and her step-father, Charles Large.


Joan Koller will conduct funeral services at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, November 18th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Turkey Creek Cemetery north of Uniontown, Kansas.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Wednesday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to The Beacon and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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