Peggy Jo Carriger

Published 3:08 pm Friday, December 3, 2021

Peggy Jo Carriger, 91, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at her home. She was born in Johnson City, Tenn., to the late Tom Carriger and Pearl Collins Carriger. In addition to her parents, Peggy was preceded in death by her brother, Tom “Mac” McDonald Carriger and wife Cathryn; long-time partner and the love of her life, Alan Lee Hubatka; a nephew, Tom F. Carriger; a niece, Marilyn Carriger; and a special cousin as well as close friend, Peggy Sue Carriger.
Peggy was of the Baptist faith and attended First Baptist Church in Elizabethton. She loved her family and enjoyed traveling and entertaining. Peggy was always on the go and loved life.
Those left to cherish Peggy’s memory are her niece, Diane Carriger Miller and husband Gary; cousin, Jimmy Jackson; Robin Gibson and daughter Kim Gibson, of the home, Gayla Combs, Karen Pearman and Jeff Blevins, who were all caregivers that she loved like family.
A graveside service will held at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, Tenn., on Monday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. Those wishing to attend are asked to be at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the caregivers she had as well as the medical staff that had cared for her recently. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may donate to your local food bank or “The Christmas Box.” Online condolences may be shared and viewed with the family on our website at
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services are honored to serve the Carrier family.

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