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Peggy Richeson


July 9, 1962
December 27, 2018


Peggy S. Richeson, 56 of Patoka passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018 at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. She was born on July 9, 1962 the daughter of James and Beulah (McKinny) Marshall in Centralia. She married Kerry “Bear” Richeson on March 29, 2011 in Patoka.

Peggy was devoted to her family, surviving husband, Kerry “Bear” Richeson of Patoka; sons, James Williams and wife Mindy of Odin, Travis Williams and wife Lacey of Patoka; 6 grandchildren, Devin, Dawson, Kaden, Jordan, Alivia, and Landen; mother, Beulah Atchison; and siblings, Darrell Marshall, Jim Marshall, Steve Marshall, Ronnie Marshall, Bonnie Anderson, Kathy Thompson, Johnny Tennyson, Randy Goodman, Brian Marshall, and Tommy Marshall.

Peggy was preceded in death by her father, James Marshall; and granddaughter, Kadence Williams.

Peggy was a loving and fun lady. She was a true St. Louis Cardinals fan, always excited for their next season to begin so she could watch them win. Peggy enjoyed time spent outdoors, camping with family and friends. She prided herself on being a “stay at home” Grandma. Treasuring each moment she was able to spend with her grandchildren and watch them grow. Peggy was always her grandchildren’s biggest supporter and fan.

Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka is in charge of arrangements. A private service will be held by the family. Online condolences and memories of Peggy may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.