A private graveside for Eula Ann Peden will be held at Roberts Memorial Cemetery in Lawrence County.
Ann Peden, 77, of Ruth, passed away on April 3, 2020. She was born on August 6, 1942, to the late Leonard and Isabel Thames.
She was a wonderful wife, mother, MawMaw, sister, aunt, and friend. She worked at Homelite and Stahl Urban until she retired. She was the glue that held her family together. She loved to play games and teach her family about the Lord. She has taught her grandchildren and nieces how to cook some of their favorite dishes that she made. She’s taught each and every one of her children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews the meaning of patience, love, understanding, and forgiveness.
Preceding her in death were her parents; brother, Lenard Thames; and sisters, Ethel Evans, Edith Mapp, Carrie Bell King, Lucille Mitchell, Elsieon and Nelda Fay Thames.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her husband, Robert Peden; son, Keith Peden (Andrea); daughter, Angie Davis (Josh); brother, Ethan Thames (Peggy); and sister, Oma Jean Summers. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, Shelli Holley (Harrison); Marli, Cooper, and Aubri Peden; Belle and Ellie Davis; Tyler, Alyssa, and Shooter Tillman; one great-granddaughter, Hazel-Grace Holley; as well as a host of nieces and nephews that she loved as her own. Ann Peden will forever be missed and loved by so many.
Pallbearers are Lenny Thames, Dennis Thames, Blake Boyd, Blake Hartsfield, Cooper Peden, Harrison Holley, and Josh Davis.