Peggy Sue Cox Pickler, 87, of Bruceton, passed away Thursday, August 26 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Huntingdon. Funeral services were held Thursday, September 2 at Bruceton First Baptist Church with Terry Bradshaw officiating. Burial followed at Middle Tennessee Veteran Cemetery.
Mrs. Pickler was born on November 11, 1933, in Davidson Co., to the late Charlie Green Cox and Jessie Garland Russell Cox. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Donald Pickler; a sister, Betty Moore; and two brothers, Charles Cox and Warren Cox. Mrs. Pickler graduated from Hollow-Rock Bruceton Central High in 1951 and attended Jackson State Business College. She worked for Carroll County Health Dept. after graduation from Jackson State, later working for the State of TN vital records. In 1955 she married Carl Donald Pickler. She was a member of several Baptist Churches where she was pianoist and organist. She returned to Hollow-Rock in 1973. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Bruceton and order of Eastern Star ADAH Chapter #314 where she was the pianoist. She enjoyed playing the piano, bowling, knitting, crocheting, reading, and doing jig saw puzzles. She put together a 1000-piece puzzle of the White House and had it framed.
She is survived by two daughters, Donna (Gary) Sinclair of Nashville; and Angela (James) Stockdale of Hollow-Rock; one son, Robert Alan (Michelle) Pickler of Powell; four grandchildren, Grant Stockdale, Devon Strickland, Ashley Stockdale, and Riley Pickler. Two brother-in laws; and a sister-in law; Numerous nieces and nephews.