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Peggy Owens

January 9, 1939 — October 13, 2022

Obituary for Peggy Lou Owens Services for Peggy Lou Owens, 83, of Safford, Arizona will be held Thursday, October 20, 2022 at MVMT Church, 924 South 1st Avenue in Safford, Arizona. The viewing will be held at 10am followed by the service at 11am. She will be laid to rest at the Safford Cemetery after the service. A luncheon will follow at 688 S. 400 W. Pima, Arizona for friends and family. Peggy passed away Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 11:08am at Peppi’s Hospice House in Tucson, Arizona. Her children were by her side. Peggy was born in Cyril, Oklahoma on January 9, 1939 to William and Etta George of Pima, Arizona. Peggy attended Pima Schools and went on to get her GED later in life. Peggy loved spending time with her family. She loved to go camping and fishing. She enjoyed bowling and spending time in her flower/rose garden. She had a green thumb and her roses were beautiful. She also loved to crochet and was doing so up until she passed away. Peggy is preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph H. Rector of Safford, Arizona and her late husband, Roosevelt “Snooky” Owens of Wasco, California. She was also preceded in death by four of her siblings: Grover H. George and wife Maxine of Safford, Arizona; Bonnis E. George and wife Geraldean of Kilgore, Texas; Evelyn R. Pelzer and her husband Edward of Bakersfield, California; and Rex E. George and his wife Gale of Billings, Montana. Peggy was also preceded in death by two children and one grandchild: Toby W. Rector of Safford, Arizona; Travis D. Rector of Safford, Arizona; and Christopher J. Krezmer of Safford, Arizona. Peggy is survived by three of her siblings: Wanda M. Bruce of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Loretta S. Henry and her husband Kenneth of Bakersfield, California; and Everett W. George and his wife Shirley of Kilgore, Texas. Peggy is also survived by five children: Troy L. Rector and wife Diana of Safford, Arizona; Thomas R. Rector and wife Dorothy of Ponteau, Oklahoma; Terry J. Ackerman and her husband Leonard of Safford, Arizona; Teddy D. Rector of Safford, Arizona; and Tammy M. Worrells and her husband Daniel of Safford, Arizona. Peggy was blessed with 21 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. Flowers can be sent to McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel at 112 E. Main Street Safford, Arizona 85546. Arrangements are being cared for by McDougal's Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory located at 112 E. Main Street, Safford, AZ 85546, 928-428-1740, www.caldwellfuneralchapel.com. Click this link to view additional details about Peggy's Services, including any available live streams: https://my.gather.app/remember/peggy-owens
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