Mrs. Peggy Marie Martin, 76, of Florence, went to be with her Lord while surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Merit Health River Oaks in Flowood. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, September 24th at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and again Wednesday, September 25th from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Florence Chapel with interment in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Mrs. Martin was born and raised in Philadelphia, MS where she attended and was valedictorian at Neshoba Central and Graduated from East Mississippi Community College. She also graduated from Mississippi College with a BS degree. After moving to South Jackson, she was a member of Oak Forest Baptist Church and always involved with her children and grandchildren’s sports. She was a great cook and fed and raised all the neighborhood children. Mrs. Martin worked for the Ways and Means Committee for the House of Representatives for 42 years. She moved to Florence in 1996 and was a member of First Baptist Church of Florence and and was a member of a bridge club that has met since the 1970s. Mrs. Martin is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Larry Martin. She is survived by her sons, Scott (Melissa) Martin and Steve (Stacy) Martin; her brother, Danny Anderson; her sister, Sue Wood; seven grandchildren, Jessica, Jordan, Logan, Tyler, Tori, Nolan, and Isabella; and three great grandchildren Landon, Dawson, and Sawyer. Online guestbook may be signed at www.chancellorfuneralhome.com.