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Peggy Reese McKnight

June 27, 1942 — August 25, 2020

Mrs. Peggy Marie Reese McKnight, 78, resident of the Mooresville Community, passed away at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Tuesday, August 25, 2020.

Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home with Brother Randy Wille officiating. Burial will follow in Bryant Cemetery. The family will visit with friends on Saturday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral and on Sunday from 12:00 P.M. until service time at the Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home.

Born on June 27, 1942 in Lewisburg, she was the daughter of the late Fred B. Reese and the late Lola Vern Reese. She was a 1960 graduate of Marshall County High School. Peggy was a longtime resident of the Mooresville Community, and a faithful member of Mooresville Church of Christ for over 50 years. She will be remembered by all as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. She loved cooking Sunday dinners for the whole family to come together, doing word searches, working in her yard, and Saturday morning shopping trips.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, James “Jimmy” McKnight; two daughters, Pamela Finley of Lewisburg, Kimberly (James) Rich of Mooresville; three grandchildren, Bethany (Daniel) Hensley of Culleoka, Colton (Kristin) Primm of Lewisburg, Erika Finley of Lewisburg; two great-grandchildren, Raylee Hensley, Addison Primm; and five sisters and three brothers, Mary Elizabeth (Kenneth) Cross, Margie (Harold) Bailey, Flora (Phil) Allen, Linda (Bobby) Gilliam, Judy Reese, Larry Reese, William (Barbara) Reese, and Mike (Bonnie) Reese.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, James Alton “Al” McKnight, Jr.; son-in-law, Mike Finley; and her sister, Lola Ann Reese Farmer.

Active pallbearers include Kenneth Cross, Bobby Gilliam, Mike Reese, Larry Reese, Eddie McKnight, Ronnie McKnight, and Matt Cheek.

Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, August 29, 2020

5:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory

755 Yell Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091

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Visitation

Sunday, August 30, 2020

12:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory

755 Yell Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091

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Service

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory

755 Yell Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091

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