The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Death Notices

February 7, 2013

Jessie Wuanita (Smith) Johnson Moorman

Published 2-7-13

ENID, Okla. — Jessie Wuanita (Smith) Johnson Moorman passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2012, at Minneola District Hospital in Minneola, Kan. She was born Nov. 28, 1926, on the Box Ranch in Protection, Kan., to John C. and Beatrice Mae (Riner) Smith.

She grew up on the ranch and attended a country school. Jessie loved her family and her dogs. She was a true cow-woman and enjoyed getting up early and feeding her cattle and horses. Being raised with five brothers, Jessie could ride and rope and hold her own. She never met a stranger, and could start up a conversation with anyone.

Jessie married LaVerne Johnson, and to this union, three daughters were born, May, Judy and Pamala.

In June 1971, she married Duane Moorman. The couple lived on a ranch west of Ashland, Kan.

Jessie will be missed by her family: husband, Duane of the home; daughters, May Isenbart and husband Vincent of Englewood, Kan., Judy Bridwell and husband John of Spearman, Texas, and Pam Johnson and Alan Wright of Helena, Okla.; grandchildren, Mark and Tracy Isenbart, Debbie Isenbart, Karen Isenbart and Brandi and Mike Heiland; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Isenbart, Cooper Heiland and Marcus Isenbart; brothers, Bernard and Wanda Smith and Everett and Judy Smith; sisters-in-law, Hazel Smith and Audrey Hink; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, LaVerne Johnson; and brothers, Johnny, Loyd and Bobby Smith.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in Englewood Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Myatt-Ashland Funeral Home, Follett, Texas.

Online condolences may be offered at

Memorials may be given in Jessie’s name to Englewood Community Center, c/o city of Englewood, P.O. Box 46, Englewood, KS 67840.

(Submitted by family)

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