Peggy Joyce Vernon, 81, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was born in Winona, Mississippi, on September 19, 1938. She and her husband owned and operated Piggly Wiggly Grocery Stores. She worked as a bookkeeper for many years. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and GG. She loved decorating and making floral arrangements.

A time of visitation and private family service was held Friday, September 4, 2020 at Booneville Funeral Home with Bro. Jason Reed officiating. 

She is survived by her husband, James Vernon; son James Michael Vernon (Dawn) of Booneville; grandsons, Keegan Vernon and Camden Vernon; sisters, Janet Duncan Tallon (Billy) of Grenada, MS, and Cynthia McGonagill (Bobby Joe) of Amory, MS.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ethel Cujette Pearson, stepfather, Arbie Duell Pearson, and her father, William Austin Mitchell.