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Peggy Sue Carter Decourley

December 10, 1939 — June 12, 2024

Savannah

Peggy Sue Carter Decourley was born on December 10, 1939 in the Dumas Community in Tippah County, Mississippi, the daughter of the late Elmer Hampton and Ola Adele Thomas Carter. She shared a birthday with her father, Elmer.

On June 14, 1961, she was united in marriage to Joe E. Decourley, who survives. Joe and Peggy were happily married for 62 years, 11 months, and 29 days.

Mrs. Decourley owned and operated Decourley Beauty Shop in Savannah, Tennessee for 35 years. She loved to spend time sitting in her chair with pet dog. She also loved to listen to Wayne Jerrold's Band play music and sing. Peggy was a member of Morris Chapel Baptist Church.

Peggy Sue Carter Decourley departed this life on June 12, 2024 in Savannah, Tennessee at the age of 84 years, 6 months, and 2 days.

She is survived by her husband, Joe E. Decourley of Adamsville, Tennessee; sisters, Jamie Smith of Ripley, Mississippi and Linda Emion of Memphis, Tennessee; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Peggy was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Carter.


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Visitation

Sunday, June 16, 2024

12:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Sunday, June 16, 2024

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450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Sunday, June 16, 2024

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