Peggy M. Tankersley, 73 of Hixson, passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018.
She was retired from Erlanger Hospital, attended First Baptist Church of Soddy Daisy and a 1962 graduate of Central High School.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph Burns and Blanche Shropshire, and a brother Winifred Burns.
She is survived by his daughters, Kim Burke of Soddy Daisy, and Karen (Johnny) Harwood of Rossville; brother, Bobby (Peggy) Burns of Hixson; sister, Darlene (Greg) Barnwell of Crossville; grandchildren, Haley (Corey) Peters, Zachary Weathers, Seth Weathers, all of Rossville, and Hunter Burke of Soddy Daisy; great-granddaughter, Grace Peters; special friend, Reg Smith and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center on Tuesday, March 6, from 4-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the Legacy Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, March 7, at 1 p.m. with Reverend Seton Tomyn officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions can be given in Peggy's name to the First Baptist Church of Soddy Daisy.
Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379, 423 843-2525.
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