Peggy J. Wilham, 80, of Edinburg, IL, passed away on October 26, 2013 at 1:04 a.m. at the Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, IL. She was born June 13, 1933 in Dove, MO; the daughter of Robert and Mabel (Dorbecker) Wilson. She married Melvin Wilham on June 13, 1996 in Baldwin, MO. She was a retired secretary from AT&T, a member of the First Baptist Church in Edinburg, the American Legion Post #300, Women’s Auxiliary , St. Louis, MO, and the Telephone Pioneers of America.
She is survived by her husband Melvin, son, John David Grove of Creve Coeur, MO; daughters, Carolyn Kathleen Bolder of Eldridge, MO, and Virginia Abigail Mont of Virginia Beach, VA; step-sons, Don Wilham of Edinburg, IL, and Dwight (Diane) Wilham of Taylorville, IL; step-daughter: Denise (Bob) Byrne of Springfield, IL; seven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Dan Wilson of Kansas City, MO, Jack Wilson of Eldridge, MO, and Charles Wilson of Osceola, MO; sisters, Cora Lee Miller of Osceola, MO, and Louellyn Davis of Lebanon, MO; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, one daughter, one sister, and on step-daughter.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will at 3:00 p.m. on October 29, 2013 at the funeral home with Rev. Denny Hamilton officiating. Burial will be n Steenburgen Cemetery, Mt. Pulaski, IL.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.
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