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Peggy Hodgson Mask

Bolivar, TN

Peggy Hodgson Mask, 87, of Bolivar, died Friday, February 24, 2017 in Erwin, TN. She was born October 27, 1929, in Jackson, TN, the daughter of Louise Camp Hodgson and Harold Hodgson. She was a graduate of Memphis Central High School and gained her B.A. while attending Judson College, UT Knoxville, and Memphis State University.

On December 31, 1949, she married John Carlin Mask at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Jackson. They remained married until his death in 2004.

Mrs. Mask was a first grade teacher for 40 years and always collected books to read to her young students. While she loved her students, she was always happy to see summer arrive. She was an avid bridge player, belonging to several bridge clubs and eager to teach a beginner.

Survivors include her son, John Mask, Jr. and wife, Jeanne; daughters, Mary Susan Hensley and Anne Howard Curtze and husband, David; her sister, Jane Morris and husband, Jack; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, her parents, a stepfather, B. Franklin Howard and a son in law, Boyd Hensley.

Funeral services are 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 28 at St. James Episcopal Church in Bolivar with burial in Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Bolivar Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. until noon. Memorials may be directed to St. James Episcopal Church in Bolivar.

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Feb. 28, 2017
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