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Peggy Joan Bishop

March 2, 1933 — November 26, 2020

Somerville, Tennessee

Peggy Joan Bishop, age 87, resident of Somerville, Tennessee, departed this life Thursday evening, November 26, 2020 at Pine Meadows Healthcare in Bolivar, Tennessee.

Peggy was born March 2, 1933 in Hickory Valley, Tennessee, the daughter of William H. Bishop and Ressie Rogers Bishop. She was a lifelong resident of Hardeman and Fayette counties and was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in the District 15 Community of Fayette County. Peggy was employed as a factory worker at Salant & Salant and Allison Corporation before her retirement. She was a country music fan who enjoyed traveling and going out to eat.

Ms. Bishop is survived by her brother, Johnny Bishop of Somerville, Tennessee and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Ressie Bishop; four sisters, Euphrey Lee Stainback, Velma Pauline Stainback, Ruby Parks and Lela Mae Parks; and three brothers, Edgar “Son” Bishop, Billy Bishop and Alford Bishop.

Funeral Services for Ms. Bishop were held at 2 P.M. Monday, November 30, 2020 at the Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville with Bro. Mickey Cossar officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Tommy Markle, Chris Gaugh, Brad Pulliam, Kenny Oliver, Trey Oliver and Josh Burnett.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 2025 Jernigan Drive, Somerville, TN 38068.

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Monday, November 30, 2020

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville

18020 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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Funeral Service

Monday, November 30, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville

18020 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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