Berry Funeral Home

3704 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN


Peggy Benton

March 13, 1939February 8, 2020

Peggy M. Benton 80 of Knoxville passed away Saturday February 8, 2020. She was a member of Stock Creek Baptist Church. Peggy was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She retired from T.V.A after several years. Preceded in death by mother, Catherine Chudley; husband, Richard Benton; son, Brent Benton. Peggy is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Brady (Robin) Benton; 3 grandchildren, Chaise (Kelly) Benton, Brittany Benton and Kealie Benton; 4 great-grandchildren, Brenton, Cole, Taylor and Grey; brother, Burl Chudley; sisters, Shirley Murrel and JoAnn Pyle; several nieces and nephews also survive. Family and friends will meet Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. February 12, 2020 at Woodlawn Cemetery for graveside service. Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, February 12, 2020


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Eric Julian

February 11, 2020

Dear Brady, Robin, Kealie and Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that your mom is now at peace and in no pain. May God Bless you all during this difficult time.

Deepest Sympathies,

Eric Julian

Kevin Ammons

February 10, 2020

Peggy was a wonderful lady, That brings fond memories to my mind. It maybe her preparing sandwiches for Brent and myself when we were in middle school, to the long conversation we had on the screened in porch. These are memories I will hold dear to my heart. Love and miss you, see you soon.

Kevin A.

Kristian Dennis

February 9, 2020

God bless Peggy and the entire Benton family. I send my deepest condolences, sympathy and love! She was always so good and hospitable to me as a kid and I know my mom and her had many years of friendship! Rest In Peace Peggy! 🙏🕯