Delphia Moors

July 23, 1923-March 4, 2018

Delphia Stone Moors

died at the age of 94 on

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

at the Long Term Care

Unit of the Heart of Amer-

ica Medical Center in

Rugby, North Dakota.

She was the daughter of

Jonah Bennett and his

wife, Lalie Floyd and was

born in rural Jamestown,

Kentucky on July 23,

1923. She grew up in a

log cabin house built by

her great-grandfather.

She went to school in

Russell County Kentucky

and worked on the family

farm. During World War

II she served her country

by working in a defense

plant in Cincinnati, Ohio

in the production of air-

craft parts from 1941 until

1943. On September 9,

1943 she married Ray-

mond Lynnes, a World

War II veteran, in Colora-

do Springs, Colorado.

They farmed in Rolette

County (North Dakota)

from 1946-1961, when

they moved to Rugby. Del-

phia worked as a nurses

aide at the Good Samari-

tan Hospital in Rugby un-

til 1967. At that time they

moved to Phoenix, Arizo-

na and worked at St.

Joseph’s Hospital until

1984. Mr. Lynnes died on

July 31, 1980.

Delphia married LeRoy

Moors on November 7,

1984 at Yuma, Arizona.

They spent winters in

Mesa, Arizona and sum-

mers on the farm in

Rolette. Mr. Moors died

on April 3, 1994.

She had lived at Haa-

land Estates in Rugby be-

fore entering the Unit at


She enjoyed crocheting,

sewing and raising chick-

ens and turkeys. She had

been a member of a

homemakers club in

Rolette county and the

Red Hat Society in Rugby.

She will be remem-

bered for her pride in her

personal appearance, her

smile, her happy attitude,

and never giving up her

Kentucky accent.

Funeral services will be

held at Bethany Lutheran

Church ,of which she was

a member, on Thursday,

March 8, 2019 at 2:00

P.M. Visitation will be at

the church after 11:00

A.M. prior to the service

at the church. Rev. Bar-

bara C. Haugerud will of-

ficiate and Judy and

Robert Martinson will

provide vocal music. Har-

riet Kreklau will be the pi-


The casketbearers will

be Lonnie Anderson,

Daniel & Darrin Boucher,

Tarris Johnson, Robert

Martinson, and Vernon


She will be buried with

Mr. Lynnes at the River-

side National Cemetery in

Riverside, California.

She is survived by a

son, Russell Lynnes –

Moreno Valley, California,

4 grandchildren and 4

great grandchildren.

She was preceded in

death by several family


Niewoehner Funeral

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