Virgie Lee (Moss) Tarpley

May 5, 1946 — October 17, 2023

Virgie Lee (Moss) Tarpley of Many, Louisiana, went to her Heavenly home on Tuesday October 17, 2023, at Grace Nursing Home in Slaughter, Louisiana. Virgie was born to Ernest Moss and Minnie (Hyatt) Moss on May 5, 1946, in Many, Louisiana. A visitation will be held for her on Saturday October 21, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 94 Sportsman’s Paradise Road, Many, Louisiana. Her service will begin at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow in Pilgrim Rest Cemetery. Virgie was married to the love of her life, Floyd Tarpley for 58 years.

Virgie was a teacher’s aide for 32 years at Negreet School where she was known for her famous saying, “I’ll beat you with a wet noodle.” Virgie loved her time at school and touched many children’s lives while she was there.

Virgie was preceded in death by her husband Floyd Tarpley; parents, Ernest and Minnie Moss; her sister, Deal Colton; her brother, Doyle Moss; her niece, Missy Campbell Rivers; her nephew, Bruce Tarpley; brother-in- law, Bobby Tarpley; and sister-in-law, Vivian Tarpley. She is survived by her children; sons, James Tarpley and wife, Leslee of Hemphill, TX, Phillip Tarpley of Many, LA; daughter, Carol Annison and husband, Eddie of Zachary, LA; sisters, Jean Ward and husband, Bob of Halls, TN, JoAnn Withers and husband, Dale of DeRidder, LA, Paige Bodner and husband, Richard of Arlington, TX; her grandchildren, Morgan Tarpley Jacks and husband, Josh of Pineland, TX, Leslie Annison Hutchinson and husband, Brennan of Zachary, LA, Gabe Tarpley and wife, Megan of Florien, LA, Ben Mason and wife, Cassidy of Zachary, LA, David Annison and wife, Maddi of Denham Springs, LA, Ethan Tarpley and wife, Courtney of Many, LA, Austin Tarpley and wife, Kelsy of Lufkin, TX, Alex Tarpley of Many, LA, and Simon Tarpley of Many, LA; great grandchildren, Brycen Jacks and Olivia Jacks of Pineland, TX, Hadley Hutchinson, Colton Hutchinson, and August Mason of Zachary, LA, Elliot Annison of Denham Springs, LA, and Marlee Tarpley and Weston Tarpley of Florien, LA; along with a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and other relatives.

Honoring her as pallbearers will be James Tarpley, Eddie Annison, Gabe Tarpley, Phillip Tarpley, Ethan Tarpley, and Ben Mason.

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