Jimmy Ardina Revard Moore of Miami, OK passed from this life Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at Montereau in Tulsa, OK. She was 91.
Ardina was born December 1, 1930 in Belton, TX to Jimmy Osage and Martha Dora (Griffin) Revard. She had lived in Moore, OK and Deer Lodge, MT before moving to Miami in 1978. She was a member of the Quapaw and Osage Tribes.
Ardina taught high school at Midwest City and Del City, OK. She was also a fashion designer, Quapaw Cultural Historian and she owned and operated Buffalo Sun in Miami, OK. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Miami, the Native American Church, the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter in Miami and the Daughters of the Nile.
She was preceded in death by her husband Dr. James D. Moore, M.D., a daughter, Suzy Moore, a son, Buckner Moore and her parents.
Ardina is survived by 2 sons, Steven Lyle Moore of Miami, OK and James Revard Moore and his wife Albina of University Place, WA, 1 daughter, Martha Barker and her husband Terry of Tulsa, OK, 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2022 at the Pavillion at Downstream Casino. Zack Morris will officiate and George Stabler will conduct Native American Rites. Interment will follow in Griffin Family Cemetery, southeast of Quapaw, OK. Ardina will lie in state a her home beginning at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday until 8:00 a.m. Friday. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com.