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John Peden

August 16, 1956 — July 9, 2023

John Peden

 

John Peden, 66, of Middleton, passed away Sunday, July 9th at Bolivar General Hospital.

The husband of Ashlyn Idol  Peden, who survives, he was the owner and agent of Phoenix Insurance Company, based out of Memphis, for over 30 years.  He was born August 16, 1956, in Memphis, the son of Thomas George Peden who preceded him in death, and Marie Green Peden of Memphis.  He married Ashlyn Idol on February 12, 1995 in Key West, Florida and together they moved to Hardeman County in 1996.  He was a good Christian man, loving to hang out with his friends and family, and enjoyed river life, his dogs, being outdoors and just 'life in general'.  An avid musician, he and his sister had a Christian band named 'Reconciled' and he also traveled with a rock band, playing all over the area.

In addition to his wife and his mother, survivors include two daughters, Autumn Peden (Marcus Nash) of Stantonville and Adrienne Mosley of Selmer; a son,  Alex Peden of Selmer; a sister, Beth Morris (Wayne) of Germantown; five grandchildren, Tripp Mosley, Monroe Mosley, Morlen Mosley, W.T. Nash and one "on the way", Baby Nash.  In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Reid Peden and a sister, Margaret Peden Ingram.  Memorial contributions in his name may be sent to the charity of the donor's choice.

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Visitation

Thursday, July 13, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Bolivar

109 Mecklinburg Drive, Bolivar, TN 38008

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Memorial Service

Thursday, July 13, 2023

3:00 - 3:45 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Bolivar

109 Mecklinburg Drive, Bolivar, TN 38008

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