Peggy Ann Brent McGraw
Peggy Ann Brent McGraw passed away peacefully at her home at Beau Ridge Independent Living on December 31, 2020. Peggy was born on September 16,1933, to Fred and Rena Wilkinson Brent in Bogue Chitto, MS. She was a local and national beauty queen, winning various titles in Mississippi and in the U.S.
In 1980, Peggy & her husband Tally opened McGraw Rental & Supply Company in Ridgeland, MS. For almost 20 years, Peggy ran the wedding & party rental section of the business with her daughter. Peggy and Tally enjoyed many years of traveling in their motorhome with the Traveling Bulldogs going to Mississippi State football and baseball games. Peggy is predeceased by her husband, Charles H. "Tally" McGraw, her grandson, Rivers McGraw of Flora, her sister, Jemima Brent Smith of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and her parents, Fred and Rena Wilkinson Brent. She is survived by her children, Cindy McGraw of Madison, Chuck McGraw of Vaughn, Richard McGraw of Madison and Ellen McGraw Black (Paul) of Dallas. Peggy is also survived by her beloved grandchildren, Morgan Chaney Geary (Ryan), Jackson, Brent Chaney, Memphis, Hannah McGraw, Nashville, John Richard McGraw, Madison, Charles McGraw, Ocean Springs and Connor McGraw, Vaughn, and great-granddaughters Ellie and Campbell Geary and Kylie Rivers McGraw. She is also survived by her brothers, Fred Julian Brent (Dolly), Jerry Brent (Shirley) and Jakie Brent (Audrey), all of Bogue Chitto, and by numerous nieces and nephews.
A family graveside service will be held at Parkway Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, P.O. Box 27, Yazoo City, MS 39194, Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital, Jackson or The Bulldog Club, 288 Lakeview Dr., Mississippi State, MS 39762