2017-05-17 / Obituaries


Mrs. Peggy Whitaker of Damascus died Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services will be Monday, May 15, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jason McLeod, Rev. Ben McLeod, and Rev. Debbie Cone officiating. Interment will follow at Gordon Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, May 14, 2017, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Colquitt Funeral Home.

Mrs. Whitaker was a member of Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church and retired from Southwest Georgia Academy as dietician.

She is survived by one daughter, Wendy (Andy) McLeod of Albany, GA; four grandchildren, Matt Chase, Jason (Meagan) McLeod, Ben (Jessica) McLeod and Emilee (Will) Griffin; six greatgrandchildren; two sisters, Frances Kelley of Manchester, GA, and Linda Roland of Bainbridge, GA; and one brother, Jack Worsley of Bainbridge, GA. Mrs. Whitaker was preceded in death by her parents, John Earl and Myrtle Shepard Worsley, and one daughter, Terri Whitaker.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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