Peggy Tibbs Kellum, age 90, of Northport, died peacefully on May 29, 2021 at Hospice of West Alabama. Services will be at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Magnolia Funeral
Home South. Visitation will take place for one hour preceding the service at the funeral home.
Dr. Hayse Boyd will officiate at the service. Interment will follow at Magnolia Chapel
A native of Woodstock and a long-time resident of Vance, Peggy was born on October 5, 1930. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, John Milton Kellum, her parents
Willie Reynolds Tibbs and Glenn Lane Tibbs, sister Joyce Tibbs Nelson, and brother Glenn Lane Tibbs, Jr. She is survived by daughter J. Elizabeth Kellum of Montgomery and son Brian M.
Kellum of Vance, sister LaRue Tibbs Burt of Brierfield, sister-in-law Ann Oglesby Tibbs of McCalla, special cousin Marilyn Tibbs Foster of Tuscaloosa, and special niece Linda Nelson Moon of Birmingham, as well as a number of cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Peggy was a devoted mother and loyal friend. She retired from the United States Postal
Service in 1995. Peggy was a long-time member of Vance Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and sang in the church choir. More recently, however, she was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa, where she was a member of the Good Samaritan Sunday School Class, the "Triple L" Seniors Group , and the Second Hand Rose Program. Peggy was an active member of the Republican Women of Tuscaloosa and the Tuscaloosa-Northport Garden Club. Peggy loved to travel and was a member of the Triple L Travel Club. She was also a member of the Tuscaloosa County Farmers Federation Women's Committee, where she served several terms as chairman of the county women's committee, as well as one term on the State Women's Committee.
Pallbearers will be nephews Bill Burt, Bradley Burt, Alan Nelson, Ed Nelson, Andrew Tibbs, and David Tibbs.
Honorary pallbearers will be Senator Gerald Allen, officers and directors of the Alabama Farmers Federation, the Board of Directors of the Tuscaloosa County Farmers Federation, members of the First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa, particularly the Good Samaritan Sunday School Class, the Tuscaloosa County Repeublican Executive Committee, and friends in the Greenbriar Place neighborhood.
Those who wish to honor Peggy's memory are requested to do so with a gift to Hospice of West Alabama, 3851 Loop Road, Tuscaloosa.
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