Carl J. Moses

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Nettleton - Mr. Carl Junior Moses, 83, known by family and friends as “Doodle” died Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Itawamba County, MS on September 11, 1933 to Herman Charles Moses and Gertrude Edwards Moses. He was a graduate of Nettleton High School where he was an outstanding football player. Doodle served in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany and the Mississippi National Guard after his honorable discharge. Doodle worked as a master furniture builder employed by PeopleLounger, Inc. His hobbies included fishing, hunting and playing cards. He was a quiet, simple, and self-reliant man. After his father’s death in the l970’s, he committed hundreds of hours taking care of his mother, Gert, until her death at 91 in 2003. He was devoted to studying God’s Word having read his Bible from cover to cover many times. He was a member of Union United Methodist Church.
A celebration of life service with military honors will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 12, 2017 in the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Bro. Doug Kennedy (his brother-in-law), officiating and personal remarks by Steve Holland. Private burial will follow at Plantersville Cemetery. Visitation will be today (Thursday) from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to service time. Condolences may be e mailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net
Survivors include his daughter, Gerrie Lee Moses Seymore of Nettleton; his only grandson, Mitchell Lee Shumpert of Nettleton who affectionately called him PeePaw; brothers, Bobby Joe Moses of Rogers, AR, and Tommy Moses (Lynda) of Auburn Community; sisters, Jean Moses Collums of Horn Lake, MS and Kay Moses Holland (John Hall) of Nettleton; sister-in-law, Doris Moses of Baldwyn; the mother of his only daughter, Juanita Kennedy of Nettleton; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Jervis Collums.

Pallbearers will be Mitchell Shumpert, John Hall, Chris Moses, Billy Joe Holland, John “Pud” Holland, Alan Collums, and Fred Allen Payne. Honorary pallbearers will be all his nieces and nephews.