Peggy Collins Tallent

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Peggy Collins Tallent, 77, of Lewisburg passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Countryside Healthcare in Lawrenceburg.

A memorial service was held Sunday, Jan. 11, at Heritage Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Myers officiating.

Peggy was the daughter of the late David Leonard and Ruth (Pruitt) Collins. She graduated from Marshall County High School. As a young girl, she worked in her father's business as a waitress at Wall Street Cafe and, other than sharing a business with her late husband, Cheek's Market, she worked at many truck stops along Interstate 65.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Henry and Erma (Porch) Pruitt, and a grandson, Stanley Ross Emerson.

She is survived by her daughters, Kathy (Roy) Griffin of Petersburg and Ramona Osborne (Lonnie Poarch); granddaughter, Sherri (Donnie) Elder; grandsons, Nick (Dazha) Osborne and Christopher Schultz of Lewisburg; one great-granddaughter; two great-grandsons; and a great-great-granddaughter. She leaves behind many dear friends at the Summit Apartments in Lewisburg and Countryside Healthcare in Lawrenceburg, and special friends Shorty, Teresa, Lucy, and Beverly, and her beloved cat, Cilla.