Peggy Tunnell O’Brien
Peggy Tunnell O’Brien, 81, of Duncanville, died October 5, 2020 at Oak Manor Nursing Home in Flatonia, Texas. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Park with Bro. Ed Steelman officiating.
Peggy was born in McKinney, Texas, on September 13, 1939 to Freeman and Miriam Tunnell. After a whirlwind courtship, she married Dennis O’Brien on July 6, 1963 and moved to Pasadena, Texas, where they lived for 30 years before retiring in Duncanville. Peggy was a member of Rosedale Baptist Church where she served her Lord and Savior as Church Secretary for many years. She loved to travel, was an avid reader and enjoyed many hobbies.
Peggy was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years Dennis O’Brien and her parents Freeman and Miriam Tunnell.
She is survived by her brother Hubert Tunnell and wife Rubye, numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and many friends.
Honorary pallbearers are Hubert Tunnell, Robert Tunnell, David N. Hall, James Banks, Joe Sink, Ellis Sink, Mark Foster and Rosedale Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Rosedale Baptist Church Mission Fund in Peggy’s memory.
Mr. Ferman Jackson
Mr. Ferman Jackson of Carrollton, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Hospice of West Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Visitation were Friday, October 16, 2020 from 6-7 p.m. at Lavender’s Funeral Service. The graveside home going celebration was Saturday, October 17, 2020, 1 p.m. in Mount Sinai Cemetery, 663 Franconia Rd., Carrollton. Rev. Antwon Plott, Pastor of Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church, Hillsboro, was the eulogist. Lavender’s Funeral Service, Aliceville, 205-373-2420, directing.
Survirors are the Jackson family.