Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2012 4:06 pm
The Messenger, January 19, 2012
Jerry Mac Moss, 72, of Union City died Jan. 17, 2012, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin, with the Rev. Jerry Leggett officiating. Burial will follow in East Side Cemetery in Martin.
The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Mike Moss, Johnny Hatchel, Mark Hatchel, David Hatchel, Jeremy Moss and Chad Daniels. Honorary pallbearer will be Russell Lay.
He was born July 25, 1939, in Union City, son of the late Jesse Malcom and Nora Pearl (Reese) Moss. He was the widower of Reba Moss and was a graduate of the former Rives High School.
He had been a truck driver for the former Reelfoot Packing Co. in Union City for 21 years and for Akin-Porter Produce Co. Inc. for 24 years.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Jantzen Moss of Martin; his stepson, Russell Lay of Dyer; two daughters and his son-in-law, Teresa and Johnny Hatchel of Martin and Lisa Grogan of Union City; his sister, Martha Powell of Gallatin; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Mark and Jennifer Hatchel of Kingsland, Ga., David Hatchel, Madison Moss, MaKayla Moss and Jeremy Moss, all of Martin, Candi Daniels of Nashville and Chad and Charity Daniels of Troy; three step-grandchildren, Allison Lay, Paige Lay and Emily Lay, all of Dyer; two great-grandchildren, Alexis Hatchel of Kingsland and Bryce Daniels of Troy; and his first wife, Shirley Moss of Martin.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Mary Alice Newton; and his grandchild, MaKenzie Joyce Moss.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.murphyfuneralhome.net.