Peggy Martin, 83

Published 7:13 am Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Peggy Martin, 83, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at the Sardis Nursing Home.

The family will receive friends Friday, July 15, at Wells Funeral Home beginning at 10 a.m. followed by an 11:30 a.m. graveside service at Black Jack Cemetery near Batesville.

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Peggy was born on May 1, 1939 in Oxford to the late Lawrence Edward Russell and Minnie Ruth Moore Russell. She worked as a CNA the last few years of her working life. Peggy also had a special love for dogs.

The family left behind to cherish her memory include her three children, Brad Martin (Patricia) of Brandon, Donna Lavelle of Luray, VA, and Karen Crawford (Scott) of Middleton, TN; two sisters, Sue Vaughn of Oxford,  and Faye Woodard of Sardis; 7 grandchildren, Savannah Martin, Christian Martin, Charity Miller, William Martin, Thomas Martin, Patrick Martin, and Lindsey Lavelle; 2 great granddaughters, Viviana and Camila.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by three sisters, Jimmie Waller, Bonnie DePriest and Maxine Rhodes; and seven brothers, Buddy Russell, Roger Russell, Calvin Russell, Omit Aaron Russell, Aubrey Russell, Adron Russell, and Dovard Russell.