Peggy Vernon

Peggy Vernon, 79, of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2024. She was a member of Hampton Heights Baptist Church in Tuscumbia.

Visitation will be Sunday, May 26, 2024 from 2- 3 p.m. in the chapel at Pinkard Funeral Home in Russellville. Her funeral will begin at 3 p.m., with Jeremy Sanderson officiating. Burial will be at Franklin Memory Gardens.

Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, Johnnie and Mamie Wilson; her daughter, Angela Vernon and her husband, Raymond Vernon.

She is survived by her daughter, Dedra Rose (Ryan); brothers, Johnnie Wilson (Donna), Jimmie Wilson (Shirley) and David Jennings (Janet); granddaughter, Ashley Phifer (Cain), as well as a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved friends who will miss Peggy dearly.

Pallbearers will be Cain Phifer, Shane Cook, Wayne Frazier, Jay Cook and Wilson Frazier.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests you make a donation to the American Cancer Society.

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