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Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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Ms. Eleanor Moorer Basile, age 94, of Newberry, FL, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2021, at the Haven Hospice in Chiefland, FL. Ms. Eleanor was born on October 3, 1927, in Kelly, North Carolina to Robert and Gertrude Peterson. She grew up in the Great Depression which made her a very strong and courageous woman. She spent most of her life in central Florida and moved to Newberry about 5 years ago. She loved nature, especially watching birds, gardening, and spending time with her animals. Ms. Eleanor was a member of the Land O’Lakes Garden Club and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husbands, William B. Moorer and John Basile; her parents; and sisters, Hazel, Grace, Esther, and Nelene.
Ms. Eleanor is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Moorer-Smith of Newberry and her son, Byron Moorer and Patty Sanphy of Largo, FL.
A graveside service to honor Ms. Eleanor’s life will be held on Wednesday, December 8, at 11:00 am, at the Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Tampa, FL. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Watson-Milton Funeral Home, Trenton, FL. 352-463-8888. www.WatsonMilton.com