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Peggy Smyth

Peggy Lavene Hood Smyth, 83, of Obion passed away on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at her residence.
Funeral services were to be 2 p.m. today at Minnick Bible Church in Obion. The Rev. Ricky Stover was to officiate and burial was to follow in New Haven Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Pugh, Jon Michael Johnson, Dalton Smyth, Dustin Smyth, George Leake, Lucas Hamilton and Franklin Tate.
The family was to receive visitors from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today at the church.
Dyersburg Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
She was born on Aug. 19, 1935, in Lake County, to the late Chess and Katie Lancaster Hood.
She was a retired employee with Kenerie Corp. She was also of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her son, Jerry Robert “Butch” Smyth and wife, Reba, of Atkins, Ark.; three daughters, Teresa Gail Brown and husband, Jeff, of Kenton, Suzie Stover and husband, Glenn, of Obion and Debbie Maddox and husband, David, of Union City; a sister, Kay Faulkner of Trimble; a brother, Ray Hood of Elizabethtown, Ky.; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Smyth; a son, Larry Smyth; a brother, Robert Hood; three sisters, Pauline Cook, Catherine Chessor and Frances Leake; and a great-granddaughter, Bailey Grace Hamilton.
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Published 11.16.18

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