Roberta A Moore October 29, 1919 – December 19, 2020 At the age of 101, Roberta Jane "Jayne" Armitage Moore (“Berta” to her family) passed away peacefully in her sleep on December 19, 2020 at The Legacy Assisted Living in Dillon, Montana. Roberta was born to Rommel Joseph Armitage and Florence Esmeralda Magill Armitage on October 29, 1919, in San Bernardino, California. Roberta graduated from Redlands High School in Redlands, California, in 1937. In June of 1941, at her mother's request, she accompanied her brother, Jess Armitage, to Montana with intention of visiting family in the area for two weeks, then returning home. Instead, she met Jim Moore and decided to stay in Montana a bit longer. She obtained her certificate (equivalent to an Associate Degree in Business) from Butte Business School in Butte, Montana, in 1941 and only returned to California to visit. Roberta worked for Currie Nash and Western Auto in Butte, Montana. before moving to Sheridan, Montana, where she worked for Walters Store and the Bank of Sheridan. She worked at the bank from 1945 until retiring as head Cashier in 1978, taking time out while her children were small. Roberta married James Brundage Moore on August 5, 1943, in a private ceremony at the parsonage of Mountain View Methodist Church in Butte Montana. Together they had three daughters, Margaret, Jayne, and Mary. She resided in Sheridan, Montana, until as a widow, she moved to Dillon, Montana, in 2003. Roberta was a life-long volunteer in her church and her community. As an eighth-grader she created and directed the Easter program at her Sunday School in San Timoteo Canyon. She was an organist at Bethel Methodist Church for many years and played for many weddings and funerals throughout the Ruby Valley. She was a Sunday school teacher, worked with the Methodist Youth Fellowship and sang in and directed adult and children's choirs. At the time of her retirement from the Bank of Sheridan, she was a member of Friendship Circle, an officer in Bethel Methodist Church, a member of Arcelia Chapter Order of Eastern Star, No. 34, and a member of the Rainbow board and Mother Advisor for many years. As she aged and lost her ability to play piano and organ, she continued serving by hosting a Bible study in her home after she moved to Dillon and used her extensive knowledge of sacred music helping the worship committee at Grace United Methodist Church to select hymns and special choir music. Roberta was preceded in death by her husband, parents, seven siblings, twenty brothers- and sisters-in-law, and numerous nieces and nephews, Roberta is survived by her daughters: Margaret (Mike) Hofacker, Boise, Idaho; Jayne (Tom) Parker, West Fargo, North Dakota; and Mary (Forrest) Karlsgodt, Dillon, Montana; 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren with another expected in March. In an interview in 1978, Roberta said, “I feel a need that everything I do should glorify God, which can be done through my music, the organizations I belong to, gardening, reading and studying, and letting other people share their lives with me.” When her eyesight and hearing failed, she often commented on how happy she was to have all of her memories. She often shared those memories telling fun stories. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate her love of God, music, flowers, family, and friends is planned for a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity of your choice.