Peggy Watts Gower Smith

Born in Robertson County, TN on October 26, 1930

Departed on May 7, 2014 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Peggy Watts Gower Smith- Age 83 passed away May 7, 2014.
Mrs. Smith was a strong determined woman who was serious & spirited on her views of life. She was also a very caring & generous woman. She was a Christian woman who was a member of Hendersonville Free Will Baptist Church. She retired from Oscar Mayer after 18 years of service. She loved flower gardening, reading, cooking & baking for her family and friends. She was also very passionate about animals and enjoyed spending time with her pets.
Preceded in death by her parents, Hazel & Jesse Newton “Jack” Watts; husbands, Ronald I. Gower & Richard W. Smith; sisters, Rose Watts & Jacqueline Watts; brothers, Hubert Watts, Clovis Watts, Kenneth Watts. Survived by children, Susan Owen (Buck) of Hendersonville, TN, Claudia Bickerstaff (Andy) of Monteagle, TN, Rhonda York (Roger) of Portland, David Gower (Nancy) of Cartersville, GA; grandchildren, Jeffrey Womack, Crystal Main, Amy York-Pitts, Scott Roach, Matthew York, Justin Roach, Wesley Gower & Jackson Gower; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; 1 brother, Donald Watts. The family wishes to thank Emeritus at Main Street for the wonderful care they provided over the years.
A Life Celebration will be held 10am Saturday, May 10th at Hendersonville Funeral Home with Pastor Eddie Hodges officiating. Family will serve as pallbearers. Entombment will follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 4:00pm – 8:00pm Friday at Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Cumberland Crisis Pregnancy Center (2229 Nashville Pike Gallatin, TN 37066) or the Humane Society of Sumner County (16 Volunteer Drive Hendersonville, TN 37075).

6 Comments to Peggy Watts Gower Smith

  1. Pat Kruszwicki says:

    My you all be cradled in comfort and peace during your grief. Enjoy your memories.
    With love,

  2. Cat Sparkman says:

    My prayers are with the family, Claudia you and your sisters gave all that could be given to your Mom while on this earth. Now she is on another journey free of pain, remember the memories and know that she is safe in Gods hands. My pprayers and heart are with each of you….


  3. Tom Garner says:

    My prayers are with the family and friends of Peggy. She was a good friend at OM and a good person. She is now at peace with God and we’ll see her again.

  4. LindaColeman says:

    My prayers are with you RHonda and your family as you go thru a difficult time. God let her stay with you along time so your grandkids got to see their great grandmother and not leave her girls. God only takes the best and all your memories will be with you forever. My love to you and hugs around you neck as you go thru the rest of the days knowing she is truly happy free from her bad days to all great days in a beautiful home with our father in heaven. and know you will see her again ……
    Love you Linda Coleman

  5. Kevin Patterson says:

    Susan, I am sorry to learn of your mothers passing .May god grant her eternal peace.

  6. Kae Wilhite says:

    Susan–so sorry to read today of your mother’s death. My prayers and with you and your family. Hugs!

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