AMERICUS -- Mrs. Peggy Israel Urash age 53 passed away at DeKalb Medical Center in Atlanta Saturday afternoon March 24, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday March 27, 2012 at Hebron Baptist Church with Rev. Rodney Stamey and Rev. Ron Perry officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening March 26, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and other times the family residence of Harold and Peggy Israel 1994 Ga. Hwy. 308 Smithville, Ga. The following Nephews will serve as active pallbearers Justin Johnson, Alan Johnson, James Israel, Eric Israel, Trevor Israel, Chance Israel and Jonathan Urash, honorary pallbearers will be nieces Allison Johnson, Kelly Israel Burrell and husband Britt, Kayla Israel, Peggy Claire-Israel, Delaine Israel, Susan Newberry Johnson and Meghan Segear Israel.

Mrs. Urash was born January 19, 1959 in Americus, Ga. the daughter of Harold James Israel and Peggy Ann Short Israel. She will be remembered for her love and devotion to her family and many pets. She was a home maker and a member of Hebron Baptist Church.

Mrs. Urash is survived by her mother and father Harold James Israel and Peggy Ann Short Israel of Smithville, Ga.; her husband Richard Martin Urash of Americus, Ga.; step-son Jonathan Urash of Portsmouth, VA.; sister and brother-in-law Beverly Israel Johnson and Bruce of Smithville, Ga.; brothers and sisters-in-law Charles and Tracy Israel, Hal and Dawn Israel and Mark and Sharon Israel all of Smithville, Ga. Also surviving are a number of nieces and nephews and four great nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hebron Baptist Church 1854 Ga. Hwy 49 South Americus, Ga. 31709 in memory of Peggy Israel Urash for a donation to be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Fund. Aldridge Funeral Services 612 Rees Park is in charge of these arrangements. To sign the on line guest book and express your own special thoughts and memories to the family go to

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