Peggy Sloan Gregory, age 83, of Coopertown/Springfield passed away on June 15, 2019 at home of Pancreatic Cancer. At her request and in memory of her daughter Anita Lynn Gregory who died of Leukemia in 1970 at the age of 8; Peggy has donated her body to the Anatomical Program of Vanderbilt University.
Peggy was born in Old Hickory, Tennessee in 1935 to the late Lloyd Sloan and Effie Cook Sloan. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her brother, Douglas Sloan and sister, Robbie Jean Jones.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Jerry C. Gregory of Coopertown/Springfield; son, Mark Gregory (Cornelia) of Springfield; grandchildren, Clinton Thomas Gregory (Liz) of Greenbrier, Alicia Maynard (Travis) of Murfreesboro, and Justin Wade Gregory (Kacie) of White House; also six great grandchildren survive.
Peggy was a member of Heads Free Will Baptist Church where she taught Junior Boys Sunday School Class for many years. Peggy worked at Southern Bell in the early years after marriage; later she became a Real Estate Broker and worked in Private Sales, clerking Auctions, bookkeeping, and in general assisting her husband manage their company. If that wasn’t enough, she also became interested in the Travel Business where she booked lots of people on various trips, plane tickets, cruises, and assisted in other travel endeavors.
Peggy loved Dolls and was very active in studying, collecting, and repairing dolls. She acquired hundreds of old, antique and collectible dolls. She and Jerry attended Doll Shows throughout the Southeastern United States from New Jersey to Florida for many years making lots of friends along the way. Once you knew Peggy with her outgoing personality, her honesty, her quiet tender voice and her expression of Love to all, then you just naturally became attached to her from then on.
A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on Friday June 21, 2019 in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 pm until the hour of service at 3 pm