Dessie Lee Moody

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Dessie Lee Moody of Trumann departed this life Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at the age of 85 years, 4 months and 24 days at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. She was born Thursday, Aug. 15, 1935, to the late Edgar and Bevie Brewer Corter in Mountain View and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. Mrs. Moody was a former employee of Thomas & Betts of Jonesboro and member of the First Assembly of God in Trumann. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Lee “Ed” Moody; daughter, Brenda Kay Pagan; four brothers and her parents.

Dessie is survived by three sons, Eddie Joe Moody, Steve Ray Moody, and Tim Dewayne (Missy) Moody, all of Trumann; her son-in-law, James Pagan of Trumann; and one sister, Gwen Thompson of Batesville.

Graveside service is Jan. 12 at Levisy Flat Cemetery in Mountain View with Reverend Kenneth Doke and Travis Moody officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Eric Pagan, Shannon Moody, Tanner Moody, Travis Moody, Trent Moody and Trey Moody. In compliance with COVID-19 guidelines, a mask or other facial covering is required, a COVID-19 acknowledgment form required to be signed and social distancing was observed.

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