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“So many thoughts and memories I have in my mind right now and too much heart ache to be able to put it all into words. Peggy was not just my mother...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Jill Gilliam - Kingsport, TN

“Aunt Peggy and Family, I grew up in WY far away, yet I still have so many wonderful memories of you and the family in TN from my childhood. You and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Hedda Hizer - Fort Worth, TX

“Aunt Peggy, I will miss your contagious smile and laughter! I always thought so much of you and enjoyed our time together. I can remember you...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: DD Kiser Demos - Mesquite, NV

“I was sorry to read of Peggy's death. I have good memories of her being a Homeroom Mother when Dan was my student at Kingsley School. She was always...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jewel Horton - Kingsport, TN

“Missing my Mom so much... I love you and thank you for all you did for me. I know you are in heaven and no more pain and suffering... It is going to...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Jennifer Gilliam - Knoxville, TN

“I'm sorry for your loss... My prayers are with the family...... ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Wade Bradley - Bluff City, TN

“My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family in the hopes to ease this loss. It's comforting to know that any suffering Aunt Peggy had is over....Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Danny Bindschusz - Pottstown, PA

“I love you always. Now you are with Daddy and are dancing in Heaven. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Betsy - Kingsport, TN - Niece

Peggy Puckett Gilliam, age 75, of Kingsport went to be with the Lord, with her family by her side, following a lengthy illness.

Peggy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a member of Gravely Baptist Church. She was baptized at Stateline Baptist Church. She was an animal lover.

Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, Taylor and Nannie Davis Puckett; sister, Ruth Terry; and brothers, Bob Puckett, Lester Puckett, Charles "Shorty" Puckett, Earl Puckett, and Harold Puckett.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles L. (C.L.) Gilliam of Kingsport; daughter, Jennifer E. Gilliam of Knoxville, son, Daniel T. Gilliam and wife Jill of Kingsport; grandson, Austin Taylor Gilliam of Kingsport; and three step-grandchildren, Whitney Curran, Margo Cantley and Cody Vicars; and sister, Kate Kiser of Casper, WY. She is further survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 7, 2013 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the J. Wayne Hamilton Memorial Chapel of Oak Hill Funeral Home or anytime at the home. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 PM with Pastor Mike Stout officiating.

Entombment services will be held at Oak Hill Memorial Park, Oak Hill Mausoleum I, on Tuesday, January 8, 2012 at 12:00 PM.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Starnes, Pat Patterson, Bob Neal, Tommy Ashworth, Taylor Gilliam and Cody Vicars.

Memorial contributions may be made in Peggy's name to the Bridge No Kill Animal Shelter or West View Missionary Baptist Church.

The staff of Oak Hill is honored to serve the family of Peggy Puckett Gilliam.