Peggie Virginia Akridge, 71, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, July 7, 2012 in a local hospital.
She was formerly employed by Hamilton County Health Department and was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Dandra Akridge; parents, Major and Sally Akridge, Sr.; brothers, Major Akridge, Jr. and Albert Akridge; sisters, Esther Goodman, Admonia Nollie, Carrie Barber and Robbie Moore.
Survivors include one daughter, Gillian Akridge of Hixson; six grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchilren; brother, Napoleon B. Akridge; sister, Sara E. Henson, both of Chattanooga; aunt, Carrie Whitney of Newark, NJ; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends.
The body will lie in state on Saturday, July 14, after 9:30 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with the funeral to follow at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Morris Johnson as the eulogist. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.