Anna Lea Peavely of LaFollette, passed from the arms of her loving family into the arms of her loving Savior on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the age of 96 years and 8 months old. She was born to Mary Susan Moore Peavely and Rufus Franklin Peavely in the Flat Hollow Community on February 18, 1922. They moved to LaFollette when she was 11 years old. Anna Lea was preceded in death by Parents, brothers: Walter Peavley and Carl Peavley, sisters: Bertha Epperson, Nila Smith and Nellie Ford-Miller.

She is survived by sister Irene Johnson who was Annie’s helper, caretaker and constant companion as her sister’s health declined. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives, friends and people who she baby sat when they were young. Anna Lea was of the Baptist Faith.

Visitation will be at Cross-Smith Chapel Thursday, October 18 from 12 Noon until 2 PM.

Funeral Service will follow at 2 PM with burial at Flat Hollow Cemetery.

Rev. Steve Evans officiating

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home