Verna Blomenkamp Moore, 91, widow of Jay H. Moore, died on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

Born in Smithton, Illinois, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Stella Steinmeyer Blomenkamp. Mrs. Moore was a retired coroner of Sumter County and a member of the South Carolina Coroner's Association.

Surviving are one daughter, Dr. Gail Elmore of Columbia; three grandchildren, Robert Ferriol (Vanessa) of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Kendy Elmore of Charleston and Dr. Hayes Elmore of New York City, New York; three great-grandchildren; three nephews, Tom Blomenkamp, Gregg Blomenkamp and Scott Blomenkamp; and three nieces, Anne Ecker, Karen Blomenkamp and Joan Blomenkamp.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday in the Chapel of Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with the Rev. Keith Getz officiating. Burial will be at Sumter Cemetery.

Members of the Sumter County Sheriff's Department and Honor Guard will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home.

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Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad St., Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 775-9386.