Peggy Ruth Fussell Weaver, 86, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at her daughter’s home.
Mrs. Weaver was born March 7, 1934, in Ridgley, Tenn., to Samuel J. Fussell and Pearl Putman Fussell. She was married to Jim Weaver, who preceded her in death.
She was a resourceful homemaker who taught her children how to live, laugh and love life.
She was devoted to God, her husband, the church and their ministry. She had a sense of humor that brought joy to everyone in every situation. She was known as “The Pegster” and touched so many lives through her antics, zest for life and unmitigated compassion.
She is survived by her children and in-laws: Lynn and Tony Hyatt of Cleveland, Myra Weaver and Belinda Bowman of Arab, Jimmy Weaver of Carrolton, Ga., Susie Copeland of Joppa and Sharon and Ken Kirby of Hartselle; grandchildren: Jeff Scott, Sam Hyatt, Adam Hyatt, Robert Law, John Murphy, P.J. Murphy, Larry Weaver, Tyler Kirby, Taylor Newton, Trevor Weaver and Jeff Weaver; and 13 great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by a son: David Weaver; granddaughter: Barbie Law; grandson: Aaron Murphy; great-grandson: Drake Hyatt; daughter-in-law: Sandy Weaver; and son-in-law: Steve Copeland.
The graveside service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at Highland Baptist Church Cemetery in Morgan City with Ken Kirby and Mike Whitt officiating and Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.
Pallbearers were Jeff Scott, Adam Hyatt, Larry Weaver, Tyler Kirby, Michael Newton and Ken Kirby.
Memorials may be made to The Cottages, 2415 Old Moulton Road, Decatur, Ala., 35603; or Hospice of North Alabama, 2457 Mall Road, Florence, Ala., 35630.