Peggy Brock Catledge
Peggy Brock Catledge, 78 of Newton, died Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson.
Funeral services will be held at 6:00 P.M. , on Monday, September 23, 2013 at First Baptist Church, in Newton , with Dr. Brian Rushing and Bro. Randy Cuchens officiating.
Visitation will be held from 3:30 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church, 307 East Church St., Newton prior to the funeral service.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 in Mt Pisgah Cemetery in Carroll County.
Newton County Funeral Home of Newton is in charge of arrangements.
She was born into a large family in Carroll County as the youngest of twelve brothers and sisters, with which she remained very close. She was a faithful and loving mother and homemaker. She was committed to her faith through her dedication to First Baptist Church in Newton where she served in Sunday School, Music Ministry, Senior Adult Ministry as well as church secretary for a number of years. She was also involved in several church outreach activities including the Jail Ministry, the Jacobs Group of the W.M.U., and weekly nursing home ministries. As an administrative assistant at Clarke College, she was a supportive and inspirational figure to numerous students during her many years of service. She was an active member of her community for 45 years. She served as a board member of the Newton Arts Council as well as a member of Newton Historical Cultural Commission. She was an avid Bridge player as a member of several local clubs. She was deeply loved by her family and her many, many friends. She will be remembered for her large smile, contagious laugh, and warm and inviting personality that will be missed by all who knew her.
Survivors include two sons: Al Brock, and his wife Mitzi of Greenville and Steve Brock, and his wife Traci of Brandon; one daughter: Janice Brock Ward of Tupelo; six grandchildren: William and Coleman Brock; Cory and Kelsey Brock, and Amelia and Harris Ward; one sister: Grace Touchstone of Meridian.
Friends and family may sign an online guest book at www.newtoncountyfuneralhome.com