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Bettye Simpson

Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dyersburg Funeral Home, with the Revs. Charles Fowler and John Latimer officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tim Bunch, Darrell Smith, Greg Storey, Darrel Long, J.T. Coleman and Tim Smith.
The family will receive visitors from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.
She was a retired payroll clerk for Kimberly Clark and a member of First Baptist Church in Troy.
Survivors include her two daughters, Cheryl Gooch Loft of Arlington and Kymberlinn Simpson of Reelfoot Lake; three sons, Tony Gooch of Reelfoot Lake, Alex Simpson of Forrest City, Ark., and Scott Simpson of Martin; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Larry and Wilma Smith of Hornbeak and James Louis and Pat Smith  of Dyersburg; four grandchildren, Mary Elizabeth Simpson and Lemmuel “Trey” Simpson, both of Memphis, Elizabeth Anna Loft of New York, N.Y., and Kymberlinn Simpson of Reelfoot Lake; and her great-granddaughter, Paisley Kate Simpson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lemmuel “Bud” Simpson; her parents, Arlie and Evelyn (Mills) Smith; and two brothers, Gene Smith and Gerald Smith.
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