Peggy Greer Cain

February 2, 1932December 26, 2018

Peggy Cain

Peggy Greer Cain 86, died December 26, 2018 at the home of her son. She was born February 2, 1932 to Joseph Benjamin Greer and Edna Earl Russell Greer. After graduating from Sallis High School, she went on to receive her RN from Greenwood Nursing School. She was married to her high school sweetheart George Leonard Cain on December 16, 1950. Peggy worked as a hospital nurse, home health nurse, and a nurse at the Mississippi School for the Blind, while raising their two children in Meadville and Jackson, MS.

After retirement, Peggy and Leonard moved to Corinth, MS. Peggy was a member of the First Baptist Church and loved spending time with her family. Most people will remember her big heart and a love for dogs.

She is preceded in death by her husband, George Leonard Cain Sr.; infant son; father and mother; sisters, Lois Robertson, Minnie Love Montgomery, Gwendolyn Smith; brother, Herman Greer.

She is survived by her son George Cain (Tori); daughter Pam Aderholt (Nick); grandchildren, Joe Savery (Jennifer), Ben Cain (Brittany), Lee Cain, Nicole Aderholt, Blake Cain, Baylee Cain; great grandchildren, George Savery, Scott Savery, Oliver Cain, Lilly Cain.

Contributions in Peggy's memory may be made to Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter, 1407A Harper Rd., Corinth, MS. 38834.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Cain family.


  • Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter


  • Family and Friends Gathering Friday, December 28, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, December 29, 2018

Peggy Greer Cain

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Lee Greer

December 28, 2018

Hi George. This is Lee. Sorry to hear about your mother and sorry that I did not get to talk to you on the phone. I hope we can stay in touch after the funerals are over. I wanted to talk to you about an idea I had to get together.
Thanks, Lee

Jennifer Smith

December 28, 2018

We are so sorry Dr. Cain to hear about your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Eric and Jennifer Smith and family.