Knoxville, TN – Mrs. Peggy J. Kershaw-Thomas, after 82 prodigious years, transitioned this earthly life on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was a charter member of St. John Baptist Church and a retired Administrative Assistant at Church Street United Methodist Church. She was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilmer J. Thomas, Sr.; mother, Jeanette M. Kershaw and sister, Marion Kershaw.
She leaves to celebrate her life: children, Bishop W. James (Antonia) Thomas, II, DeLyndra J. Thomas and Ramaan J. Thomas; grandchildren, LaChunte Thomas and Devani Thomas; great-grandchildren, Joshua, Jastin, London, Rhythm and Remy; brother, Charles (Shirley) Kershaw; sister, Faye Hoffman and a host of nieces , nephews and other family members.
Saturday, November 23, 2019, the family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2137 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Knoxville, TN. Bishop W. James Thomas, II officiating. Flowers may be delivered to the church the day of the service. Professional arrangements entrusted to Patton Funeral Home, Brian L. Buckmon, LFD 1-800-824-8283 or www.pattonfuneralhome1962.com