Dessie Moody


TRUMANN — Mrs. Dessie Lee Moody, 85, of Trumann departed this life Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.

She was born Aug. 15, 1935, in Mountain View and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann.

Mrs. Moody was a former employee of Thomas & Betts of Jonesboro and a 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, Edgar and Bevie Brewer Corter.

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; one sister, Gwen Thompson of Batesville; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 1 p.m. today in Levisy Flat Cemetery in Mountain View with the Rev. Kenneth Doke and grandson Travis Moody officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Eric Pagan, Shannon Moody, Tanner Moody, Travis Moody, Trent Moody and Trey Moody.

In compliance with COVID-19 restrictions, social distancing will be required along with face masks and the signing of a COVID-19 form.