Mrs. Peggy Wallin Dover, age 66 of McCollum Street, Trion, passed away Thursday, May 01, 2008 at her residence. She was born May 8, 1941 in Walker County, Georgia. She was retired from the Roper Corporation and was a Baptist by faith. Mrs. Dover was preceded in death by her parents, T.J. and Ann Shephard Wallin; twin sister and brother, Mary and Jerry Wallin.
In Peggy and Jimmy’s years together they have traveled to 49 states, several Canadian Provinces, Nova Scotia, Mexico, Germany, Italy, and the Bahamas. Peggy and her husband would have been married for 50 years on May 10, 2008 where a big celebration had already been demanded by Peggy.
Mrs. Dover is survived by her husband of 49 years, Jimmy Dover of Trion; daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Waydell Howell of Trion; Patti and Steve Henderson, and Tammy and Dale Bates of Summerville; 7 grandchildren and their spouses, Joshua Howell, Adam and Kimberley Howell, Brandon and Breezy Henderson, Cassie and Tim Rutledge, Brett and Lacey Jackson, and Brittney Bates; 7 great-grandchildren, Stormy, Rainie, and Misti Henderson, Sterling and Keyra Rutledge, Kamen Lewis, and Brody Howell; aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 3, 2008 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Weaver officiating. Interment will follow in Old Macedonia Cemetery.
Mrs. Dover will lie in state Friday, May 2, 2008 at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM. Pallbearers will be Joshua Howell, Adam Howell, Tim Rutledge, Brett Jackson, Danny Wallin, Randy Wallin, and Tony Wallin. Honorary Pallbearers will be employees of Pamper Me Salon and employees of Edward Jones & Co.
Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home is in change of arrangements for Mrs. Peggy Wallin Dover who passed away Thursday.