OBITUARY: Peggy Lehman Brown


Peggy Lehman Brown, age 74, of Portland, passed away on March 4th, 2024 at her residence.

Mrs. Brown was born in Portland, TN on April 9th, 1949 to the late William Geminden & the late Ethel “Cleo” Ray-Geminden.

Mrs. Brown graduated from Portland High School in 1968. After school, she was employed by Garcy for 25 years.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her sister, Nancy Keen; son, Tracy Brown; grandchildren, Christopher Adam Brown & Zackery Adam Brown.

Mrs. Brown’s life will forever be cherished by her siblings, Bonnie Bever & Billy (Denise) Geminden; children, Chris (Tina) Brown & Jana (Randy) Whitson; grandchildren, Brittney Brown, Dylan Berryman, Kellie Yocum, & Ashley Brown; great-grandchildren, Knox Brown & Rylee Brown, all of Portland.

Funeral service for Mrs. Brown will be at 1:00 pm on Friday, March 8th, 2024 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Reynolds & Chris Brown officiating.

Visitation for Mrs. Brown will be on Thursday, March 7th, 2024 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm and on Friday, March 8th, 2024 from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home.

Interment will follow the service at Maple Hill Cemetery.

Randy Whitson, Tyler Englett, Nickolas Groves, Dylan Berryman, Zachary Brecht, & Knox Brown will serve as pallbearers.


For more obituaries visit