Peggy Jo Brown

Peggy Jo Brown, 73, of Benton passed away Friday Oct. 14. She was born in Jamestown, Texas on May 16, 1938 to Robert Gatha Ashley and Nora Evie Sims Ashley.

She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Wilkerson and husband, Eddie of North Little Rock, son, Jimmy Holland and wife, Rose of Scotland, Texas; sisters, Eloise Ashley Malone, of Tyler, Texas, Billie Medlock and husband, Ken of Benton; two grandchildren, Edward Wilkerson and wife, Robyn of Texarkana, Texas and Chad Ray Holland of Wichita Falls, Texas. Peggy was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. “Buddy” Brown, parents, brothers, Winston Ashley of Claifornia, Dee Ashley of Tyler, Texas, sisters, Oudia Ashley Downing of Tyler, Texas and Billie Ruth Ashley Brannen of Sherwood.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 17 at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Little Rock Funeral Home with Reverend’s Keith Medlock, Heath Clower and Aaron Ledford officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, October 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. Burial will be in Livingston, Texas next to her husband. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Love Offering Temple Baptist Church, 10710 I-30, Little Rock, Ark. 72209.

Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 501-224-2200. Mrs. Brown’s online guestbook may be signed at