Arma Moore was born to the union of the late Henry and Teria Wilson on December 23, 1941, in Jamestown, Texas. She moved to Chicago in the mid 50’s with her mother, brother, and sisters. She graduated from Harrison High School and attended classes at Malcom X Junior College.
Arma worked as a mail carrier for the United States Post Office for five years. She later changed course, becoming a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur. After the success of her first business, Arma opened a neighborhood store with her sisters Vertie and Bobie, serving the west side for many years.
Arma was a member of the Eastern Stars Ester Chapter #9. She loved to travel, play bingo, and dine out with friends and family. She was committed to keeping family ties together and made sure that everyone stayed in touch.
Arma confessed her faith in Christ at an early age and was united with First Baptist Church under the Rev. O Everett Piper. She faithfully attended, until her health failed. Arma preceded in death by her brothers, Arthur and Andrew, and her sisters, Vertie, Bobie, and Reba.
She leaves to cherish her sister: Alice Coleman; Her nephews: Earl and Michael; Her nieces: Lorraine, Carolyn, Crystal, Nancy, and Carmen. A host of great nieces, nephews, friends, and the First Baptist Family.