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Peggy Whitehorn (1-23-13) service 1-26-13

Peggy Whitehorn

Peggy L. Whitehorn of Adamsville was born May 26, 1954, in Shelby County, Tenn., the daughter of Clyde E. Holmes, who preceded her in death, and Mary Sue Canaday Holmes Poff.

On Aug. 24, 1973, Peggy was united in marriage to James W. Whitehorn Sr. and lived in the Adamsville area since 1979. She worked as an administrative assistant for Team Hardin County and was a member of Enville United Methodist Church. She also was an active participant in Donna’s Run–The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer. She enjoyed being with people, helping others, and spending time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed photo booking, journaling and was an avid reader.

Peggy departed this life on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the age of 58 years, 7 months and 28 days.

She is survived by her husband, James W. Whitehorn Sr. of Adamsville; two sons, Jamey Whitehorn and his wife Jamye of Lawton, Okla., and Jason Whitehorn and his wife, Crystal of Smyrna, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Leah Faye Whitehorn, Ariel Kaye Whitehorn, Hunter Whitehorn and Amber Whitehorn; her mother, Sue Poff and her husband Jay of Hernando, Miss.; one sister, Jean Crowell and her husband, Jerry of Enville.

Services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 11 a.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Bill Evans, Jim Glass officiating. Burial followed in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Enville.

Memorials may be sent to:

Donna’s Run, c/o James Fisher, 6719 Cassey Cove, Walls, Miss., 38680.

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