Clark, Peggy Marie Collins (Dalton)

Monday, January 29, 2018
Peggy Marie Collins Clark
Peggy Marie Collins Clark

Peggy Marie Collins Clark, age 62, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Hamilton Medical Center.

She was of the Christian faith and was last employed at Lady Madison.

She was preceded in death by her father, Carl Clifford Collins; step-father, Ambro Bowling; and grandson, Isiah McFall’s.   

Survivors are her husband of 22 years, Joseph Curtis Clark; two daughters, Tina Marie Payne, and April Michelle Bramlett, of Dalton; son, Carl Lane (Hannah) McFall’s of Eaton, Ga.; mother, Agnes Grace Bowling of Dalton; three stepchildren, Carrie Clark, Joseph Clark Jr., and Bryant Clark of New York; sixteen grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Shirley Ann Smith; and brother, Rickey Collins. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends also survive. 

A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Willis Funeral Home. Pastor Mark Amstaugh will be officiating.

Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday. Interment will be at West Hill Cemetery.

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