Thursday, July 15, 2010

Mrs. Dezzie Dodd

Dezzie Savannah Moore Dodd, age 89, of Fayette, died July 15, 2010, at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bobby Robbins officiating. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery with Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directing. Visitation will be Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, V.R. Dodd; her parents, John H. Moore and Joanna Burns Moore; her sisters, Syvella M. Hughes and Eva M. Williams; and her brothers, Hezzie Moore, Sherman Moore, Rufus Moore, and William Moore.

Survivors include her sons, Ray Douglas Dodd (Debra) of Tuscaloosa and David Moore Dodd of Philadelphia, Miss.; four grandchildren, Kristen Dodd Bowers, Ashley Elisabeth Dodd, Terria Leigh Dodd, and Tana Lyn Dodd; her great-grandchildren, Caitlin Brooke Hubbert, Melanie Faith Hubbert, Haley Skye Weaver, Courtney Leaha Howton, and Dylan Schloerd; and her brother, Lowell Moore of Huntsville.

Mrs. Moore was born June 1, 1921, in Lawrence County, Tenn. She went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 15, 2010. She resided at Glen Haven Nursing & Rehab.

She worked in local garment plants until retirement. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church in Fayette for many years. She taught Sunday School for many years and was a faithful believer who studied the word of God. She loved gospel hymns and preaching. She was a very dear Christian lady. She loved her family very much. She was a lover of nature and all things made by God, poetry, reading, and gardening. She never complained or raised her voice in anger. She was loved by all who knew her. She always wore a smile and saw the good in all! She was always content, no matter the situation. Philippians 4:11 – "Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content." She lived a life of Christian contentment.

Pallbearers will be nephews and friends Don Moore, John Moore, Earl Moore, Richard Moore, and Judge William Oswalt.