Peggy Janice (P. J.) Burks Maness, 85 Years, 8 Months, 23 Days, departed this life on Dec. 15, 2019 in Jackson. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until service time at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18. All were held at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Adamsville in Adamsville with Steve Skelton officiating. Burial followed in the Crump Cemetery at Crump.
She was born March 22, 1934 in McNairy County, the daughter of the late Dew Moore Burks and Mary Magdalene Tyler Burks.
She is survived by a daughter, Mitzi Maness; two sons, Mitch and Mick Maness, all of Jackson; two grandchildren, Myles Maness of Florida and Megan Richards of Savannah; and three great-grandchildren, Gunner Maness and Kori and Karlie Richards.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Mel and Anson Burks.