Irene Pound Peden

Born: Wed., Apr. 4, 1923
Died: Tue., Apr. 9, 2013

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Irene Elizabeth Pound Peden, age 90, of Sparta, Georgia, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at St. Mary''s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro. Mrs. Peden was born April 4, 1923, in Sparta, GA to the late Marvin Gilbert Pound, Sr. and Camille Berry Pound. She graduated from Sparta High School and received a Bachelor''s Degree from Wesleyan College. She married Oscar McVey Peden on October 16, 1945 at the Pierce Memorial Methodist Church in Sparta. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pierce Memorial United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar McVey Peden. Mrs. Peden is survived by a daughter, Beth Peden Webster and husband Fred of Sparta, GA; a son Marvin McVey "Mac" Peden and wife Suzanne of Dunwoody, GA; a brother, Marvin Gilbert Pound, Jr. of Sparta, GA; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a number of other relatives and many friends.

Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at the Sparta City Cemetery, Hamilton Street, Sparta, GA 31087 with Rev. Marvin Mason officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service at the Annex of Pierce Memorial United Methodist Church, 21 Boland Street, Sparta, GA 31087. The family requests any memorials be made to Pierce Memorial Methodist Church, 21 Boland Street, Sparta, GA 31087 or John Hancock Academy, P O Drawer E, Sparta, GA 31087 or Sparta Cemetery, P O Box 396, Sparta, GA 31087. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Robert & Sistie Hudson
   Posted Tue April 09, 2013
Sending our love and prayers to Ms. Irene's sweet family!

Henrietta Duvall
   Posted Tue April 09, 2013
Beth and Family, So sorry for your loss. What a blessing to have her for such a long time. Henrietta Duvall

Ruthie and Randy Sheley
   Posted Wed April 10, 2013
Beth, Randy and I were so sorry to learn of your Mother's death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God bless you and your family.

Ashley and DD Waddell
   Posted Wed April 10, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Ashley & DD

Meg Marshall
   Posted Wed April 10, 2013
My prayers are with you. I always enjoyed Mrs. Peden when she was a patient of mine. She had a good sense of humor and was quite feisty. I know she will be missed.

Sarah Hollis Greene
   Posted Thu April 11, 2013
Beth, Mac, and families, My mom will deeply miss her telephone visits with your mom . They have had such a rich and enduring friendship My sympathy and love to each of you!