Jonesboro- Peggy LaRose Johnson, 70, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
She was born January 13, 1944 in Lepanto to the late George and Henrietta Shockley Cantrell. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking and sewing. She will be remember as a loving mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her children, Paul Johnson, Jim Johnson and wife Connie and Jerry Johnson all of Jonesboro; seven grandchildren, Matt Johnson, Dillon Johnson, Keith Hammett, Ashley Partain, Michael Hammett, Tiffany Hall and Vanessa Hammett; eleven great-grandchildren; three brothers and three sisters.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rosalie Hammett; six brothers and sisters.
A celebration of her life will be 2:00 Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Gregg- Langford Bookout Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Log Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the funeral home at 300 W. Matthews Ave.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are her grandsons, Matt Johnson, Dillon Johnson, Keith Hammett, Earnest Hall, Bobby Partain and Michael Hammett.