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Wynette (Peggy) Fagan Dailey

Obituary Date: Saturday, July 2, 2011
Wynette (Peggy) Fagan Dailey of Cumming, GA passed away on July 2, 2011 at the age of 84, after a slow decline in heath. Peggy was a native Georgian. After graduation from Cumming High School in 1943; she began foreign missionary training at the Atlanta Bible College. At ABC she began to fulfill her lifelong dream to become a missionary, telling the children around the world about Jesus.

During her studies, she was introduced to a handsome Army veteran, Herb Dailey, who captured her heart. They were engaged in the spring of 1947 and committed their lives to each other on November 15, 1947, in Atlanta, GA.

After finishing classes, Wynette (Peggy) became a wife and loving mother who told her husband and three children about Jesus around their dinner table. Instead of going to the foreign mission field, God brought the mission field to her doorstep. She loved to tell the story of Jesus and how His love had the power to change lives. Her salvation story personally touched her family, neighbors, Sunday School Classes, Training Union, Vacation Bible School, Children's Ministries, traveling salesmen and hungry beggars who came to her backyard looking for work to make ends meet. No one left her house without a bite to eat and a copy of John 3:16 written on their brown paper sacks.

Peggy's Word of Testimony is found in Psalm 119:1-7, the map that guided and directed her path to God's Forever House on July 2, 2011. She is deeply loved and cherished by her children, family and friends.

Burma Wynette Fagan Dailey, born March 3, 1927, was the only daughter of Bertie McGinnis Fagan and Oford B. Fagan of Cumming. She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Dailey Cook; son, Ken Dailey of Cumming and son R. Gregory Dailey of Phoenix, AZ. She is also survived by one granddaughter, Jennifer Cook of Cumming and fiancé, Brian Simpson of the UK and one grandson, Nathan Dailey and wife, Shalene of Santa Fe, NM. Also, Mark Griego, Monica and Troy McKenie of Santa Fe, NM. Her great grandchildren include, Paris, Chloe and Azura Dailey and Leona and Asher McKenie all of Santa Fe, NM.

Peggy was preceded in death by her beloved Herb in October 2009; son-in-law, Larry Cook in July 2006 and her beloved and only brother, Jimmy Fagan in October 2006 and her loving sister-in-law, Rebecca Martin Fagan in May, 2007. Surviving are Peggy's sweet nieces, Susan Fagan and her daughter, Kristen Thornton and Angie Fagan Richards, husband Randy with their children, Kayla, Julie, and Johnathan Richards, special nephews, Mark Thornton of Hoschton, GA and Darrell Dailey of Andrews, NC survive their "Peppy."

Wynette's (Peggy) home church, Brookwood Baptist Church of Cumming will host her memorial service on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Donny Nix and Rev. Larry Vaughan officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 -9:00 p.m. and Wednesday 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service. Interment will follow at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are in the care of Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory, 210 Ingram Ave. Cumming, GA 30040. (770) 887-2388 www.ingramfuneralhome.com
Funeral Date
07/06/2011 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Ingram Funeral Home