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Peggy Coates Clarke

May 26, 1938 — December 5, 2019

Peggy Coates Clarke

Peggy Coates Clarke of Madison Heights, VA passed away December 5, 2019.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on May 26, 1938 and was 81 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Clem Edward Coates and the late Elsie Mae Shelton Coates. She was married to the late Louis Earlie “Spot” Clarke.


She was an active member of Liberty Christian Church. She loved her family and cooking for them.  


Peggy Coates Clarke is survived by:

Her Children

Tracey C. Hudson and husband Dale of Madison Heights

Timothy L Clarke of Lynchburg

Todd Alan Clarke of Knightdale, NC

Thomas Earlie Clarke and wife Michelle of Lynchburg

Tony Edward Clarke of Lenoir, NC

Eight Grandchildren

Gage Hudson, Joshua Clarke (April), Kaitie Clarke, Madison Clarke, Nicholas Clarke, Tyler Clarke, Alan Clarke and Kyle Clarke

Three Great Grandchildren

Tennessee Clarke, Abigail Clarke and Harper Clarke

Host of beloved Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***

Five Brothers and Five Sisters


A funeral service will be held Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Liberty Christian Church. Burial to follow in church cemetery.


The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the home of Bonnie Fisher Riddle, 1062 Thornton Jim Trail, Nathalie, VA 24577.


For memorials please consider St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

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