Obituaries

Peggy Bartlett

Funeral services for Peggy Clifton Bartlett, age 83 of Mount Vernon, were Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gerald Hood officiating.

Burial followed at Colliers Chapel Cemetery.
Mrs. Bartlett was born Dec. 5, 1934, to Loy and Ima Clifton. She attended school in Hagansport and Mount Vernon. After attending Mount Vernon High School, she married J.C. Ward of Sulphur Bluff and had two daughters. Their marriage came to a close, and she later married Johnny Bartlett.
During her second marriage, she lived in Garland, Hammond, Ind. and Chicago, Ill. Entering retirement. she and her husband moved back to their property near the place she grew up in the Mount Vernon area to raise cattle. She continued raising cattle for many years after her second husband’s death.
As a young woman, she worked in assembly at a glove factory, a mattress factory and an electronics factory while raising a family.
Mrs. Bartlett died June 10, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 34 years, Johnny Bartlett, and sisters Vivian Lester and Sybil Clifton.
She is survived by two daughters, Dianna Holliefield and Sharon Ward, both of Garland; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren; a niece and a longtime friend, RM Harper of Mount Vernon.