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Henry Vertie Moss

August 1, 1928 — August 8, 2020

Henry “Vertie” Moss, 92, of Delano, passed away peacefully on August 8, 2020.  He was born on August 1, 1928 to the late Amanda Hattie and James Moss.  Vertie was a member of Patty Church of Christ and retired from Chrysler Corporation in Warren, Michigan.  He enjoyed spending time with his family.  Throughout life, Vertie enjoyed gardening and had a green thumb, able to grow anything.  He enjoyed spending time on the river and making chili while watching the Vols with his friends. 

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jackie Perkins Moss; son, Ronny “Hoss” Moss; grandchildren, Chris Wilson and Lisa Morris; siblings, Athol Moss, Marcus Moss, Doyal Moss, Leonard Moss and Joe Moss.

Survivors include his beloved daughters, Linda (Ted) Wilson and Connie Clave; grandchildren, Gene (Carol) Wilson, Hank Wilson, Heidi (Matthew) McKeown and Lee (Shellie) Harrison; great-grandchildren, Jackson Wilson, Aiden Wilson, Daniel Taylor, Cody Wilson, Wyatt (Katie) Wilson, Rachael McKeown, Garrett McKeown, Isabelle McKeown, Matthew Harrison, Elizabeth Harrison and Megan (James) Owens.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with Minister Joe Guy officiating.  Interment will follow at Benton Memorial Gardens with family serving as pallbearers.

His family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.HigginsFuneral.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Interment

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Benton Memorial Gardens

217 Patty Rd, Benton, TN 37307

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