Mrs. Annie Faye Crosby, 100, passed away in St. Marys on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016.

Mrs. Crosby was born on March 1, 1916 in Kingsland. She was the daughter of the late Annie Arizona King and George Henry Peeples II and was the granddaughter of the founder of Kingsland, William Henry King.

She and her beloved husband, Talmadge, ran the Swannee Store for more than 27 years and was a member of the Kingsland First United Methodist Church for more than 80 years.

Mrs. Crosby is survived by her daughter, Linda C. Cleghorn of Daytona Beach Shores, Fla.; her granddaughter, Marla Cleghorn of Rebecca; her grandson, Ben Cleghorn Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla.; her great-grandchildren, Parker and Logan Cleghorn; her sister, Erlene Fulmer of St. Marys; and her numerous nieces and nephews. 

Mrs. Crosby has reunited with her parents; her husband, J. Talmadge Crosby; her son-in-law, Benny Cleghorn Sr.; and a host of brothers and sisters in Heaven.

Calling hours for the Crosby family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, in the historic chapel of Kingsland First United Methodist Church in Kingsland. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the historic chapel with Pastor Devin Schultz and Rev. Paul Dupree presiding. Pallbearers will be Morris Peeples, Larry Peeples, Wayne Peeples, Kevin Peeples, Edward Bruce and Rodney Robinson. Interment will follow the service in Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland. 

Any memorial contributions can be made to the Kingsland First United Methodist Church building fund, 120 E. William Ave., Kingsland, GA 31548.

Coastal Camden Funeral Home in Kingsland is entrusted with Mrs. Crosby’s arrangements.

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