In Memoriam
Sallie  Beaver  Moore
Sequoyah Employee


     OKMULGEE - Sallie Beaver MOORE was born December 3, 1919, in Okmulgee County. She died June 3, 2000. Funeral services were held June 7 at Big Cussetah Methodist Church. No informatin was given on officiating minister or pallbearers.

Interment was at Big Cussetah Church Cemetery.

     She attend public school at Morris and Fort Smith, AR. She was a 1938 graduate of Bacone College High School and attended college at Lindenwood College in St. Louis, MO, and Oklahoma A & M in Stillwater, and has been very active with the OSU Alumni Association through the years.

     She retired as a clerk stenographer from the Bureau of Indian Affairs [she worked in the Sequoyah admin office in 1967] in South Dakota and as a medical records technician from the Indian Health Service in Oklahoma. She also was very active in the Big Cussetah Methodist Church, and followed her mother as president of the Indian Mission District Conference of Women’s Society of Christian Service, who was the first president of MSCS. 

     She was the great-great-granddaughter of Muscogee Chief OPOTHLEYAHOLA. Her parents were Rev. and Mrs. William H. and Miley Alexander BEAVER. Both preceded her in death, as well as four brothers, Solomon BEAVER, Robert BEAVER, Wilson BEAVER, and John BEAVER, and one sister, Annie DANIELS, and one half-brother, Mose DANIELS.

     She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Edwin S. MOORE   (Sequoyah Teacher, Principal & Superintendent 1950s-60s & 70s)  of Muskogee, whom she married on February 3, 1940, in Wagoner. Also surviving are: her three sons, Edwin S. MOORE Jr. of Tulsa, William Buddy MOORE of Cushing, and David G. MOORE of Billings, MT; her daughter, Dr. Kelly Roberta MOORE of Billings, MT; one brother, Ben BEAVER of Okmulgee; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.