Underwood, Peggy Buckner

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Peggy Buckner Underwood gained her wings at her home in Floyd at 80 years of age on Saturday, January 20, 2024. She had a difficult battle with cancer and is finally at rest.

Born on November 18, 1943 in Floyd, she was the daughter of Ed and Opal Buckner. Peggy spent 27 hardworking years spreading joy and providing exceptional care to her patients at Skyline Nursing Home. She enjoyed spending her time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as watching birds and yard work.

Peggy was preceded in death by her beloved husband, David Arthur Underwood; and her siblings, Willie Buckner, Troy Buckner and Polly Huff.

Peggy will be remembered as a loving mother by Linda Underwood Harris (Rick) and Lisa Underwood Smith (Jason); a loving grandmother to Kendall Huff (Leah), Kendra McAlexander (Josh), Tiffany Smith (Elijah) and Troy Harris; loving great-grandmother to Bentley McAlexander, Ethan Huff, Brenton McAlexander, Elliott Huff, and Haisleigh McAlexander; a loving sister to Madalene Cox (Alfred); and God daughter, Shannon Huff.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Andrew Fintel, his oncology staff and Good Samaritan Hospice for their remarkable care.

Funeral services will be held at Noon on Saturday, January 27, 2024 in the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Poston officiating. Interment will follow in the Jacksonville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until Noon prior to the service at the funeral home.