Inez Velma McDonald Moore was born on January 16, 1912. She was the daughter of William Allen McDonald and Maudie Lola Simpson McDonald. She served in the military as a Second Lieutenant during World War II. Inez was one of the "Angels of Bataan and Corregidor” – the US Army and Navy Nurse Corps women who served in the Battle of the Philippines in 1941-42. When Bataan and Corregidor fell, 11 Navy nurses, 66 army nurses, and 1 nurse-anesthetist were captured and imprisoned in and around Manila. They continued to serve as nurses in various POW camps until they were finally liberated in February 1945. She died on May 4, 1990 at the age of 78 and is now buried in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA with the rank of Major in the US Air Force on her headstone.