Peggy Morris Graham age 97, entered God’s Heavenly Kingdom on June 15, 2021.
She was preceded in death by husbands William J. Morris, who died in 1979 and Harry G. Graham, who died in 2010. She lovingly cared for both through extended illnesses. She was born Margaret Louise Tompkins January 31, 1924, in Nashville TN to Henry and Catherine Hively Tompkins. They precede her in death along with brother Joseph Tompkins, of Knoxville TN and Elizabeth Tompkins Tripp, of Nashville TN also preceding her in death was niece, Leslie Gilbert West, her Son, Weldon and nephews, Frank and David Tompkins. She was a lifelong Catholic primarily attending St. Ann’s Catholic Church in West Nashville.
She attended St. Ann’s Elementary, and Cathedral High School all in Nashville TN. She was a lover of God, music, art, poetry and was always singing, dancing or painting. She also never met a person she didn’t like. She enjoyed Square Dancing with husband Harry and together they taught classes at the Bellevue Community Center. She moved to Franklin TN in 2011 after surviving the Nashville Flood of 2010 and to be nearer to her only surviving child, Carolyn Morris Long and husband Dwight, also surviving her are Grandson, Christopher (Christie) Long and their daughters Caitlyn, Rebekah and her daughter Nora.
Surviving as well is step-daughter Dianne Graham McRedmond and husband Pat along with their children and grandchildren, Dr. Jennifer (Nick) Ragsdale, Collin, Graham, Reid, Blake and Hope Ragsdale; Graham McRedmond (Brandi), children Brett and Kellen; and Dr. Margaret McRedmond (Jeff) Daigle, children Grey and Kate. Left to miss her as well are two special nephews Charlie Gilbert and Joe Allen Tripp and families.
Visitation will be on Saturday June 19 from 9:30-10:30 AM services to follow at 10:30 AM at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home at 9090 Hwy 100, Nashville Tn. with Father Anthony Stewart of Holy Family Catholic Church of Brentwood TN officiating. Interment will follow in the adjacent Garden of Prayer. Memorial donations can be made to St. Ann’s school, St Cecilia Academy or the Charity of one’s choice.