Posted: Thursday, November 13, 2008 4:27 pm
The Messenger. 11.13.08 Completed arrangements are being announced for Alexandra Simpson Lamont Rice, 76, of Union City, who died 6:15 a.m. Nov. 12, 2008, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Dilday Funeral Home in Union City, with the Rev. John Archer officiating. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the hour of services Friday. Pallbearers will be John Burnett, Adeeb Pasha, Ike Wheeler, Brandon Mowery and Ryan Davis. She was born March 15, 1932, in Edinburgh, Scotland, daughter of the late James Murray and the late Isabella (Lamont) Murray Hanna. She was a retired employee of Hershey Foods Corp. in Pennsylvania and was a Presbyterian. Survivors include her former husband, Earl Mowery of Union City; two daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and Ike Wheeler of Union City and Kim and Mark Davis of Hershey, Penn.; four grandchildren, Brandon Mowery of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Ryan Davis, Luke Davis and Kelly Davis, all of Hershey; and two brothers, Robert Murray of West Midlands, England, and Jim Murray of Perth, Australia. To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home Web site at www.dilday.com.