The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Peggy Avery can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Select Candle

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.


Loving Husband of 60 years
Edward A. Avery of Kingston

Blake (Katie) Avery of Sweetwater

Yvonne Boswell of Kingston

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

Patricia, Kathryn, Ava, Isaac, Seth, Caraline, Eliza & Bennett

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

Naomi Avery of Johnstown, New York
Beulah Clark of Harriman

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 Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.

To send flowers to the family of Peggy Avery, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos