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( April 11, 1946 – March 04, 2022 )

Janet C Peden, 75 of Magee, MS passed away Friday, March 04, 2022 at Merit Health Central in Jackson, MS. She was born Thursday, April 11, 1946 in Magee, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 06, 2022 from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 06, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee.  Burial will follow in Magee City Cemetery.  Dr. Robert “Bobby” Peden and Dr. Thomas G. Jennings Jr. will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. 601-849-5031

Mrs. Janet was a devoted member of First United Methodist Church of Magee. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was employed at Magee General Hospital in 1967 as a purchasing agent for 20 years and office worker until she retired in 2012. She was a member of The Order of Eastern Stars Chapter #301. She also was the President of Wesley Women Circle of First United Methodist Church of Magee. She was a Den leader of Pack 83- Boy Scouts of America and former Co- Chair at Magee First United Methodist Church of the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Shelter. She was a faithful member of the TJ Burnham Sunday School Class.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James  Peden; son, David  W. Peden;  birth father,  David Coats; father, John H. Magee;  mother, Katherine  C. Magee;  grandchild, Thomas  David “Tommy”  Peden; sister, Gail  Sullivan.

Survivors include her son, John Michael Peden;  7 grandchildren, Jamie (Kaine)  Chestnut, Timothy  Peden  Harvey, Hollie (Keith) Thomas, Haley ( Dr. Chadwick)  Mayes, John  Michael Peden II, Sunny and Rose Katherine Peden; one sister, Kay Coats; ten great-grandchildren, Natalie and  Garrett Counts, Payton, Thomas, and  Carter  Harvey, Madelyn Hughes, Preslee and Sage  Thomas and CJ and Cassius  Mayes; and a host of other family members and  friends.

Pallbearers will be Timmy Peden Harvey, John Michael Peden II, Brooks Sullivan, Garrett Counts, Lane Steele, and Payton Harvey.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Keith, Jason Childres and Dr. Chadwick Mayes

An online guestbook may be signed at

Colonial Chapel Funeral Home


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