Nancy Ruth Moore

June 4, 1959 - October 21, 2023

Nancy Ruth Moore, 64, of Burnet, died Saturday, October 21, 2023. She was born on June 4, 1959, in Henderson, to Jean Dossey and Paul Colley.

Retiring from Burnet Consolidated Independent School District, Nancy was a teacher and head swim coach at various schools in Texas. Nancy was a very active swimmer in her youth and almost made the Olympic team in the late 1970s. She enjoyed being outside and working in the yard. She loved fishing, spoiling her grandkids, and having family time. She also enjoyed spending time with her husband and friends on the motorcycle. Nancy was a very social person and will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and Ma-maw.

Survivors include her husband of over thirty-three years, James Moore; daughters, Krystal Martinez and her husband, Albert, of Burnet; and Terrah DePaoli and her husband, Tony, of Marble Falls; son, Tanner Moore and his wife, Christena, of Rogers; grandchildren, Aubrey, Hadleigh, Waylon, John Wylie, and Hailee; mother, Jean Colley; sisters, Susan Tatum and her husband, Mark, of Whitehouse; and Janice Cole and her husband, Steve, of Aledo; brothers, Paul Colley, Jr., and his wife, Lisa, of Bee Cave; and Wesley Colley and his wife, Leandrea, of Henderson; numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of other loving relative and friends.

Nancy is preceded in death by her father, Paul Colley.

Cremation arrangements for Mrs. Moore were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.

Comments (18)

    Dustin Barnett says:

    Coach Moore was an amazing role model and mentor. I am truly and saddened to hear about her passing, but will for ever cherish all memories made with her.

    Hicks Dunlap says:

    Such a shame for this world to lose such a kind and loving soul. I didn’t know her very well but adored her. Thanks for helping me move my couch. You will be missed. Prayers for her and her family. So so sorry.

    Billy McCoy says:

    It was very sad to hear about Nancy, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I will miss you Nancy heaven has gained a true angel R.I.P

    Kim Baker Cozby says:

    My prayers for your family. I taught with Nancy for several years and will always remember her sweet and happy spirit. She was such an inspiration to everyone who was blessed to know her. ❤️

    Sara Ann Luther says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Nancy’s passing. We taught together at BMS and she was a sweet, generous lady. My deepest condolences to you all.

    Nancy Cranfill says:

    My condolences and prayers for you all. May God’s peace and comfort give you all strength. She was an amazing woman who leaves a strong legacy in each of you.

    Meghan Hoefling says:

    Coach Moore was my swim coach for several years when I was growing up in Burnet. She taught me the importance of hard work and what it means to be part of a team. She was an incredible mentor for me and my peers, and I know she will be missed by us all. Much Love!

    Rodney and Maxine Moore says:

    Dear Sister Nancy, We love you and will miss you greatly. We are always amazed with the fantastic projects you created. Our vacations and family get togethers are always fun and interesting.. Never knowing what we are going to get into. Laughing and enjoying each day. We will miss the love you put into your pralines that were always our favorite holiday treat. We love you and will miss you greatly.

    Karen & Scutter says:

    My sweet sister in-law, you will be missed so much. We love you and we will see each other again in heaven.

    Kenny and Brenda Jackson says:

    We are so sorry James, may God give you and your family the peace and comfort to walk through this difficult journey. We enjoyed the time we spent with you and Nancy. Hope to hear from you soon and spend some time together. Love Y’all

    Avery McCrory says:

    I’m so, so sorry. I was a swimmer of hers for many years and she taught me at HCAT when I was little, all the way up until she left. Her daughter Krystal also taught me, and they are both so full of love and joy. I will deeply miss her.

    Patti & Pete Illing says:

    We are so deeply sorry for your loss. Nancy was a such an amazing women who touched the lives of many. She was a legacy of kindness and love & will continue to inspire us all. He spirt will always shine through. Our continued thoughts and prayers are with the family. Rest in Heaven sweet Nancy. We love you all and always here for you.

    Teri Lavergne says:

    I am so sorry for you and your family’s loss, James. I am continuously praying for you and the hurt you must be feeling. Words can’t fix this tragic situation but I hope you can find encouragement to press forward from all the people that love you!

    Vernon Arthus says:

    So sorry for the loss of your wife , mother , Grandmother and best friend. Prayers for both families in this time of loss . 🙏🙏

    Debbie Wallace Holts says:

    I am so very sorry to hear about the loss of my classmate. I had not seen her in many years and remember her being an excellent swimmer. My prayers are with each and every family member. The Colleys were and are such a wonderful family. God Bless you all .

    Kayla White says:

    We did not know each other for long, but the time we spent together I will never forget. We had that instant friendship that turned into saying I love you at the end of our phone call. Heart of gold and a great person inside and out. Fly high in Heaven!
    Thelma and Louise

    Crystal Ellis says:

    James, I know there is no words that can heal your broken heart, but I can pray for your strength and the courage to pick up your broken pieces to continue on the journey of life.
    To all the children & grandchildren my heart goes out to each one of you. I know your Mother has been your rock and support through the years. God knows each and every hurt you feel right now.

    I pray each one of you will be showered with the love of Jesus Christ and his spirit fill your hearts.

    The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalms 34:18

    Beverly moore says:

    My sweet daughter in law. You were so loved and will be missed. You were precious wife to my son. Love you always

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