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Obituary for Peggy Avery

Peggy  Avery
Peggy Lou Avery, age 79, of Kingston passed away Monday, August 6, 2018 at U. T. Medical Center in Knoxville. She was born November 23, 1938 in Harriman and had been a resident of Roane County for over 25 years. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. Peggy dearly loved her family and treasured each moment spent with them. She loved to volunteer at Clothes Closet, spending time with her dear friends there. Some of her favorite times were spent going places with her sisters. She was also an avid reader and loved cooking. Preceded in death by her mother, Winnie Clark; father, Jesse Clark; and brother, Jesse Clark, Jr.

SURVIVORS

Loving Husband of 60 years
Edward A. Avery of Kingston

Son
Blake (Katie) Avery of Sweetwater

Daughter
Yvonne Boswell of Kingston

Grandchildren
William Avery, Emily Boswell, John (Amber) Penny, Amanda (Adam) Moore, Danielle (John) Burkhart,
Zebullon Gideon Avery

Great-grandchildren
Patricia, Kathryn, Ava, Isaac, Seth, Caraline, Eliza & Bennett

Sisters
Bea Pogue of Harriman
Thelma Grubb of Harriman
Ann Melhorn of Petros

Sisters-in-law
Naomi Avery of Johnstown, New York
Beulah Clark of Harriman

Brother-in-law
Ray Melhorn of the Joyner community

A host of extended family and friends

The family will receive friends 11:00 – 1:00 pm, Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Liberty Baptist Church with Home Going Celebration following at 1:00 pm, in the church sanctuary with Rev. Randy Griffis officiating. Interment will follow the service at Childs Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.
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