LATTANZI, Peggy Joyce Oliver
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Peggy Joyce Oliver Lattanzi, age 82, formerly of Smyrna and currently of Gainesville, Ga., passed into eternal rest on Saturday, July 20. Mrs. Lattanzi was a 1948 graduate of Clermont High School, a 1952 graduate of Piedmont College and received a Master’s degree from Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn. She was employed with the Cobb County School District for 30 years. Mrs. Lattanzi was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Clermont, Ga., where she was baptized and married. She was a former member of Smyrna First United Methodist Church where she and her husband raised their children. Mrs. Lattanzi was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, A.D. “Joe” Lattanzi. Peggy enjoyed family, friends and was honored to be a coach’s wife. Her pride and joy was being “Nana” to her seven grandchildren, whom she loved with her whole heart. Surviving are sons and daughter-in-law, Joseph Lattanzi of Smyrna, Ricci Lattanzi of Rome, Tony and Jennifer Lattanzi of Lula; daughter and son-in-law, Gina and John Skelton of Charlotte, N.C.; grandchildren, Joseph Lattanzi Jr., of Cincinnati, Ohio, Jenna Lattanzi of Augusta, Sara Skelton of Charlotte, Grey Skelton of Charlotte, Matt Lattanzi of Rome, Reid Lattanzi of Lula, and Olivia Lattanzi of Lula; sister, Maryjane Rowley of Lula; and brother, Lane Oliver of Brevard, N.C. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, July 22, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 5622 Clarks Bridge Road, Clermont, GA, with Revs. Jim Mitchell and John Moore officiating. Mrs. Lattanzi will lie in state at 10 a.m. until service time at the church. Interment will be in Yonah Memorial Gardens in Demorest, Ga. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mossy Creek Campmeeting, P.O. Box 557, Cleveland, GA 30528; Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 100, Clermont, GA 30527; or to a charity of your choice.

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