Carolyn Peeples Anderson


Carolyn Peeples Anderson, age 94, of Chatsworth passed away on June 17, 2022, at her residence.

Mrs. Anderson was a member of Holly Creek Baptist Church. Carolyn spent her entire career of 33 years as a professional educator within the Murray County School System. She began her career at Ramhurst Elementary School in 1956. She also taught at Spring Place, Eton, Northwest, and Chatsworth Elementary Schools and Murray County Junior High School.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Miles Wesley Anderson; parents, Isaac Mortimer and Leona Ratcliff Peeples; daughter, Charlotte Yvonne Anderson; great-grandson, Ty Leonard Ridley; brothers, Frank, Paul, John, Bernard, Gerald, Harlan, Mort Jr., Morris, and Robert Peeples; and several sisters-in-law.

Survivors include her sisters and brother-in-law, Mary Nell Calfee of Lufkin, Texas, and Martha and Jesse Hart of Montgomery, Texas; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dr. James and Ann Peeples of Hickory, North Carolina, and Julian and Jane Peeples of Cohutta; grandchildren, Brian Beavers (Diane Machuca), Ginger Parker (Tommy), Andrea Petty (Daniel), and Amanda Tuck (Mike); great-grandchildren, Zachary Ridley (Summer), Nicholas Ridley, Tinley and Eli Petty, Tatum and Maddie Tuck, and Andrew McDaniel; several great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Anderson will be held on Monday, July 25, 2022, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home of Chatsworth with Rev. Danny Cochran officiating. Interment will follow at Murray Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, July 25, 2022, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the American Heart Association or to the American Lung Association in memory of Mr. Miles Anderson.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth and Julian Peeples Funeral Home of Dalton are jointly in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Carolyn Anderson.