Jean Trainum Moore peacefully passed from this life into eternity on Thursday, April 9, 2015 in Defuniak Springs, Florida where she resided near her daughter for the past 8 years. She was born in Craigsville, Va, and grew up in Augusta Springs, Va. As a young woman she relocated to Newport News, where she resided for many years. She began her working career at Newport News Shipyard and then along with her husband, started While-Away Nursery and DayCare, which grew to be one of the largest daycare facilities and preschools in the Newport News area. She resumed her career as a Civilian Personnel Specialist at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va, where she advanced to new positions including Equal Opportunity Specialist.
She is survived by four children, Marshall Cook III and wife Valerie, of Gloucester, Va., Adrian Cook Burnette and husband Steve, of Florida, Jeffrey Cook of Thailand, and Thomas Mitchell of Thailand. She has enjoyed four grandchildren, Alyssa Burnette Fripp, Ellen Burnette Wolter, Mark Cook, and Laura Cook Morris. She is great grandmother to 7 great grandchildren. She has one sister Elizabeth Trainum Sheets of Clifton Forge, Va and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents Thomas J. and Lois Crawford Trainum, her brothers William Trainum, and Douglas Trainum.
Jean was a beautiful, kind, intelligent and persevering woman, loved and admired by many. Her memory will be treasured in our hearts always. The family expresses deep, heartfelt thanks to all of our mother’s amazing caregivers from Stanley House, Gentiva Hospice and Crystal Bay over the last season of life. You have enriched her life with love, joy, and happiness and we are forever grateful.
Visitation services will be held 1:00~2:00 PM, Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Craigsville Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Craigsville Funeral Home with Eulogy by Steven Burnette.