Information for Janis Ann Barney Moon
20 November, 1932 1 December, 1987
The Idaho Press-Tribune
December, 1987

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Janis Moon
   
Services for Janis Ann Moon, 55, of Melba, who died Tuesday, Dec. 1, at the Nampa hospital, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Melba Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    Bishop Virgil Christensen of the Kuna 4th Ward LDS Church will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Melba Cemetery, under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Mrs. Moon was born Nov. 20, 1932, at Elsinore, Utah, where she was reared and educated until her sophomore year of high school, when she moved with her family to Nampa.  She graduated from Nampa High School in 1951.
    She married Hyrum Moon June 1, 1951, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.  They made their home in Riverside, Idaho, for the first year of their marriage.  In 1952, they moved to Nampa, where they farmed for several years.  In 1959, they moved to Melba area, where they purchased a farm and had since resided.
    She was an active member of the Kuna 4th Ward LDS Church.  She held various positions within the church, including Primary president.  She had also served in the Young Women's presidency.  She was the ward's nursery leader at the time of her death.
    She is survived by her husband of Melba; a son, Kim Moon of Melba ; two daughters, Jill Christensen and Cherie Wood, both of Melba; her father, Clarence Barney of Nampa ; two brothers, Kent Barney of Meridian and Scott Barney of Richland, Wash.; 14 grandchildren; two nieces who had lived with her, Pam Price of Meridian and Wendy Millar of Orem, Utah; and several other nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her mother, Myrtle Barney, and a sister, Mavis Ward.
    Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association of Idaho, 3295 Elder St., Suite 140, Boise 83705; the American Diabetes Association, 1528 Vista Ave., Boise 38705; the Primary Children's Medical Center, 320 12th Ave., Salt Lake City, Utah 84103; or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call today from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Nampa Alsip chapel, Nampa. The family will greet friends today from 8 to 10 p.m.


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