Peggy Lea Jones

Peggy Lea Jones, age 63, passed away on Feb. 10, 2020, in Ardmore.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at McLish Avenue Church of Christ with Minister Bob Smee officiating. Interment to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Peggy was born in Springfield, Mo., on Feb. 3, 1957, to Lawrence Weatherman and Jessie (Gilleland) Weatherman. She was a graduate of Central High School with the Class of 1975. She went on to nursing school and received her CNA. She moved to Bremerton, Wash., in 1978, where she worked as a CNA at local nursing homes. She then took a position as a private nanny for Dennis Burkley. Peggy met Ronald through her sister, Mary and her husband Rick, in their home in Spring Valley, Calif. Peggy married Ronald Jones on Dec. 13, 1980, in Spring Valley, Calif. The couple moved to Ardmore in January of 1982, where she took a job at Sonic on Grand where she worked for ten years and then at Winn-Dixie in the deli. She then became a full-time homemaker. She was an avid John Wayne fan. Peggy loved classical and horror movies.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.

Peggy is survived by her husband, Ronald Jones of the home, three sons, William Jones of Wilson, George Jones, and wife, Elizabeth of Arlington Texas, and Daniel Jones of Ardmore. Two granddaughters; Abaigael Jones and Evelynn Jones of Noble, Okla., two sisters, Pam McHaffie, and husband, J.L., of Bruner, Mo., and Mary Warner, and husband, Rick of Republic, Mo., two brothers, John Weatherman, and wife, Toni of Greenwell Springs, La., and Randy Weatherman, and wife, Bobbi of Mountain View, Mo. Numerous nieces, nephews and a host of family and friends.

Those serving as pallbearers will be Sean Bugbee, Martin Dotson, Terry Waller, Ronnie Byrd, FA Shellenberger, Steve Mann and Keven Lewis.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 at Griffin ~ Hillcrest.

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Posted online on June 22, 2020