Peggy Jo Dixon Tennis

Peggy Jo Dixon Tennis, 81, of Savannah, passed away Saturday evening, October 10, 2020, at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.

She was born on New Year’s Day, January 1, 1939, in Blackshear, and had lived many years in Savannah. She enjoyed sewing and planting flowers. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grand babies. She enjoyed life.

She was a daughter of the late Pomeroy G. and Idell Altman Dixon. She was also preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law, Carol and Helen Faye Dixon; two grandchildren, Shana Crozier and Sean Crozier and a great grandchild, Styles Hughes.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Leonard Tennis, Savannah; a daughter and son-in-law, Kim (Stephen) Camp Jr., Pooler; a son and daughter-in-law, Steven (Tammy) Tennis, Richmond Hill; a sister, Wanda (Barney) O’Steen, Blackshear; three grandchildren, Sheri (Christian) Hughes, Abigail Camp and Hayden Tennis; four great-grandchildren, Brooklynn Hughes, Kyra Hughes, Ari Hughes and Remi Hughes and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-noon Thursday, October 15, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday, October 15, from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

Interment will be in the Enon Cemetery.

 Due to COVID-19, social distancing and the use of facemasks are strongly encouraged.

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Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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