Former First Lady Shelley Riley Moore Passes

Charleston, WV – With great sadness, Arch (Kim), Shelley, and Lucy, the children of Shelley Riley Moore, former First Lady of the State of West Virginia, share the news of her passing this morning. The family released the following statement:

“Our mother was a wonderful, warm, and loving person. She loved us and our children intensely, and she passionately loved her husband Arch, with whom she shared a beautiful marriage of 65 years. Mom matched an uplifting sense of humor with a genuine ability to listen and connect, traits that made everyone around her know they mattered. She was an ardent fan of West Virginia University, especially its marching band, the Pride of West Virginia. She was deeply honored to serve as First Lady of West Virginia for 12 years. Her loyalty to her family and her friends was unmatched. We miss her warm and comforting touch, but know that she is at peace with the Lord at her side.”

 

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