Stella Faye Altizer, 78, of Pulaski, Va. died Tuesday night, March 10, 2009 in the Pulaski Health and Rehab Center, Pulaski. She was born in Pulaski County on May 6, 1930 and was the daughter of the late Noah Simpkins and Dora Hylton Simpkins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Bentley Altizer and by two brothers, Archie and Willard Simpkins. Surviving are son Darrell Altizer, brothers Clarence Simpkins, Atlanta, Ga.; Millard Simpkins, Pulaski, Va., Joel Simpkins, Pulaski, Va., Paul Simpkins, Buchanan, Va. and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. from the Stevens Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dean Simpkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Trail Cemetery, Hiwassee. Visiting will be Friday evening at Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., Pulaski, Va.