FORT BELKNAP Audrey Mae (Moore) Healy, 50, died in her sleep due to complication from diabetes at her home in Fort Belknap on Tuesday, July 4,2006.
A wake service will be held Sunday in the Red Whip Center. Her funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Seventhday Adventist Church on Rodeo Drive at Fort Belknap Agency. Burial will follow in the Buster Moore Family Cemetery. Audrey was born on May 16, 1956, in Butte to Edward R. and Ella Mae (LongKnife) Moore. She became a very family-oriented daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and adoptive “Auntie- Mama” to many. Her life is celebrated as one having made an impact and positively influencing the lives of others. As well as being a homemaker, she served several years faithfully in the Fort Belknap Police Department as a radio dispatcher. While a decline in her personal health of recent years prevented regular attendance, she remained loyal to the Seventhday Adventist Church and received recent pastors at her home frequently. She also continued to orchestrate regular family events and holidays in and from her home. Audrey was preceded in death by her father, Edward R. Moore; granddaughter, Dont’e Leigh Moore; adopted sister, Amy Jo Bear; and adopted brother, John Bear.
Survivors include her husband, Wayne E. Healy Sr. Of Fort Belknap; daughter, Rosella Mae Moore of Fort Belknap; sons, Wayne “EJ” Healy Jr., Milo Montgomery Moore and Manuel Rego Garcia of Fort Belknap; grandchildren, Curtis, Timothy and Tarissa Ella Healy of Fort Belknap; mother, Ella Mae Moore of Fort Belknap; sisters, Rosie Moore Zavale of Bremerton, Wash., Anita Moore of Fort Belknap, Tammy Moore of Fort Yates, N.D., Mickey Moore Beally of Anadarko, Okla., Lisa Wedell of Fort Yates, N.D.; adopted sisters, Rosella Birdtail, Ethel Bear, Claudia Bear, Wallene Bear and Mamie Bear of Fort Belknap; adopted nieces/daughters, Cecelia “Coco” Moore and Crystal Moore of Fort Belknap; brothers, Buster Moore of Fort Belknap, Sam Moore of Fort Yates, N.D., Raymond Moore of Missoula and Kelly Moore of Harlem; adopted brothers, Elwood “Brother” Bear and Jo Bear of Fort Belknap; and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.