Mrs. Peggy Joyce Rainey Arrington, 62, of LaGrange passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA.
Peggy was born March 7, 1951 in Langdale, AL, daughter of the late Otis Rainey and Lillian Moore Rainey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene "Bubba" Rainey.
Survivors include her loving husband, Ronnie Arrington; two sons, Jim (Cathy) Arrington and Jonathan (Allison) Arrington; four grandchildren, Abbey Arrington, Drew Arrington, Julie Arrington, and Emily Arrington; two sisters, Merle (Jimmy) McMillian and Crystal (David) Boyd; brother, Richard (Cathy) Rainey; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, close friends, and her LaGrange Toyota family of 35 years including James Stogner and Michael Stogner.
Peggy was known as a kind and compassionate Christian woman who devoted her entire life to loving God, her family, friends, and each person she came in contact with. She always encouraged others and displayed an unwavering love for her family. Peggy was a devoted member of Baptist Tabernacle Church where she served as the Recording Secretary.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Baptist Tabernacle Church with her pastor Reverend Jimmy McMillian, Reverend Josh Rhye, and Reverend Scott DeLong officiating. Burial will follow in Restlawn Memory Gardens.
The family will be at the home of her husband, Ronnie Arrington, and will receive friends Friday, January 24, 2014 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Baptist Tabernacle Church, 849 South Davis Road, LaGrange, GA 30240.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hope For A Day Donations, P.O. Box 145, LaGrange, GA 30241 in memory of Mrs. Peggy Joyce Arrington.
Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.
Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636