Peggy Lowery, 83, of Paducah, passed away on January 3, 2019 at Parkview Nursing and Rehab.
She was born on February 12, 1935 in Brookport, Illinois to Alonzo Calvin Snelling and Cordia Lorine Allen Snelling.
She was a member of Sunny Slope Church of Christ. She worked 23 years as an inspector at Florsheim Shoe Factory prior to becoming a cook at the McCracken County Jail. She enjoyed being a volunteer at Western Baptist Hospital.
Peggy is survived by one son-in-law, Wayne Brooks of Paducah; two sisters, Eurah Nell Wurth of West Paducah, Carolyn Sue Parrott of Mayfield; two grandchildren, Jeremy Brooks (Ashley) of Paducah, Dr. Andria Lynn Brooks (Jason) of Calhoun, Kentucky; two great-grandchildren, James Brooks and Haley Brooks.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Lowery; her daughter, Jacqueline Brooks; two brothers, Alonzo Samuel Snelling, Allen Ray Snelling and her parents.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Bro. Glen Head officiating. Burial will follow the service at Woodlawn Memorial Garden.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to: American Diabetes Association. Memorial and Honor Program P.O. Box 11454. Alexandria, VA 22312