Mary Patricia Makamson Peacock, 78, affectionately known to her family and friends as “Patsy” and “Lala,” passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at her home with her loving family by her side. 

Graveside services will be held Thursday at Wood Springs Baptist Church cemetery near Stewart. Dr. Jim Phillips will officiate.

Patsy was born to Otis and Corrie Nail Makamson in Marks and had been a longtime resident of Greenwood. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend and follower of Jesus Christ. She spent 32 years in banking, starting as a “runner” with Leflore Bank and retiring as vice president of First Federal Savings and Loan. She was a faithful member of North Greenwood Baptist Church, where she volunteered as the church librarian and was also a member of L.L.L. and the Lydia Sunday School Class. Patsy was the treasurer of the Community Food Pantry for over 20 years and was a Jaycette. Her hobbies included playing bunko and bridge. 

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Wayne; daughter Dyanne Ray (Johnny) of Jackson; son Jason Peacock (Robin) of Madison; sister Joyce Randall of Stewart; brother Wayne Makamson of Greenwood; and five grandchildren, Gage Ray (Logan) and Corrie Ray of Memphis, Jake Ray of Jackson and Elizabeth Peacock and Drew Peacock, both of Madison.

Pallbearers will be Gage Ray, Jake Ray, Drew Peacock, Tommy Ellett, Rodney Sanders, Ronnie Moss, Clint Hollis and Mac Alford. Honorary pallbearers will be George Jeffords Jr. and members of the Lydia Sunday School Class.

Memorials may be made to the Community Food Pantry, P.O. Box 372, Greenwood, MS 38930; North Greenwood Baptist Church or a charity of the donor’s choice.

An online guestbook may be signed at Greenwood Delta Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Her sweet smile and loving personality will be so missed. But she is in the loving arms of our savior, Jesus.

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