On this day, Sunday, May 18, 2014, Ms. Nannette P. Pegram was called home, after declining health. She was preceded in death by her mother, Alice Rebecca Crenshaw, and her brother, Delvezza Donnell Pegram.

She was faithful and dedicated member and worker of I Have Hope Too Ministry and Joy Love DWO Non-Denominational in Hopewell, Va.

She is survived by one daughter, Elder Shonda Sims (Charles); a faithful goddaughter, Vickie Vaughn; two grandchildren, Akeem Pegram and Miracle Howard; spiritual grandchildren, Levi Harris and Shaua Vaughan; three brothers, Charles Carter, Earl Carter and Keith Carter Sr.; two sisters, Teresa Carter and Ruth Stewart (Steve); a faithful friend of 22 years, Marvin Dixon; aunts, Earlene Smith, Annie Lee Williams and Arlene Hawkins; best friend, Bidesta Sykes; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends too numerous to name.

Nannette was a mother, grandmother and aunt to so many; she will be greatly missed.

Services for Ms. Nannette P. Pegram will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the Chapel of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va.; Bishop Carleasea J. Weaver-Hall, eulogist. Interment to follow at Dinwiddie Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at 2708 Granby St., Hopewell, Va.

Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Ms. Pegram and watch the funeral services live online at

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911,

Funeral Home

J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc.
102 South Avenue  Petersburg, VA 23803

Published in The Progress-Index from May 19 to May 22, 2014