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Obituaries for June 11, 2009

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Lucy Edna Moore, 87, of Tiptonville, died Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City.

She was a retired employee of Dairy Queen, a Baptist and an avid gardener.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in Lake Memorial Gardens in Tiptonville with Dr. Carl Mills officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Edna Mills and Elaine Haggard, both of Tiptonville; a son, James "Buddy" Moore of Tiptonville; five grandchildren, Mistee Osteen Johnson, Tammy Osteen King, Chris Walton, Lewis Walton Jr. and James "Buddy" Moore Jr.; and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Henry "Bud" Moore; and her parents, Oather and Myrtle Wiggins Price.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Simmons, Johnny Dean, Greg Williams, Craig Williams, Frank Tatum and Dwayne Haggard.

Charles W. Simpson, 75, of Finley died Monday, June 8, 2009 at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 11, 2009 in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home officiated by Brother Doug Ellingsworth with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at Curry Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Art McDonald, Terry Simpson, Patrick Koch, Mike Klingeman, Donald Wade and Bob Simpson.

Survivors include a daughter, Dianne Wade and husband, Donnie, of Cuba, Mo.; a son, Rickey Simpson of Finley; two sisters, Martha McCanless of Dyersburg, and Carolyn McDonald and husband, Art, of Finley; four brothers, Ray Simpson of St. Louis, Mo., Hershell Simpson of Finley, Bill Simpson of Covington, and Benny Simpson of Anderson, S.C.; and three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by four dear brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Simpson; his parents T.H. "Bud" Simpson and Rebbie Simpson; and five sisters, Mary Hudson, Glenda Patterson, Lola Mae Simpson, Christine Simpson and Linda Simpson.

Online condolences may be given at www.curryfuneral.com.