Peggy Ann Walters, 79, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at the Belmont Village Care Home in Memphis, Tenn., after a long illness.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Wells Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Milton Whatley officiating. Burial will follow at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Sardis. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m.
Peggy was born in Duncan on Oct. 3, 1939, to Monell and Lonzo Bowman. She grew up in Coahoma County where she attended Sunflower School. After Peggy moved to Memphis in the early ’60s, she met and married the love of her life, Arthur “Art” Walters.
Her hobbies included fishing, gardening, dancing and watching her favorite football team, the Ole Miss Rebels. Peggy was a member of Colonial Baptist Church in Memphis.
She leaves behind her husband, Art Walters of Memphis; two sisters, Linda Ellis (Ken) of Batesville and Mary Jo Mooneyham (Bobby) of Richland; two step-daughters, Barbara Price (Keith) of Memphis and Elizabeth Reams (Lane) of Nashville, Tenn.; and five grandchildren, Nicholas, Evan, John, Sarah and Annie; several cousins, nieces and nephews, numerous friends and her four cats.
Those loved ones who passed before her include her parents, Monell and Lonzo Bowman; two sisters, Cathryn “Kit-Kat” Bowman and Betty Lou McKeller; and three brothers, Frank Bowman, E.L. Bowman and Alvin Bowman.
The family would like to thank the Rev. Milton Whatley, Compassus Premier Care Hospice and the staff at Belmont Village Care Home.