Peggy Jean Wilson Tacker, 81, of Maryville, TN passed away on September 17, 2021. She was born to James and Grace Wilson in 1940 in Colbert County, AL. She graduated from Cherokee Vocational High School in 1958. She furthered her studies at Larimore Business School and Edison Community College. Peggy married Wayne in 1969 and enjoyed 52 years together with her best friend. She is survived by Wayne and her daughter, Jennifer Dillman (Denny). Her grandchildren are Christopher Dillman (Emily), Lauren Cannon (Tim), Elizabeth McFerron (Mark), Rebecca, Andrew, Hannah, Daniel, Abigail, Samuel and Caleb Dillman. She came to know Jesus Christ as her Savior as a young woman and served the Lord faithfully throughout her life. Her family has confidence in her salvation and that they will one day be reunited in heaven. It would be her wish that her life would be a testimony to others and that they would turn to and trust Jesus Christ as their Savior as well. She was known to her Savannah Park neighbors and her many friends as “The Cookie Lady”. She shared her love of others by giving them the tasty treats she loved to bake. Peggy’s Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Visitation is from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. The service is at 3:00 pm at Smith Trinity Chapel, Maryville, TN. The family requests donations to East Tennessee Kidney Foundation, P.O. Box 22072, Knoxville, TN 37933 in lieu of flowers. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
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