Peggy Lou Humphrey, 64, of Plato, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La.
She was born Sept. 1, 1954, at Lebanon, Mo. to Delvin and Fern (Willhite) Weber.
Peggy was preceded in death by her dad, Delvin Weber, and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Albert and Mary Humphrey.
She grew up and attended school in the Plato area, graduating from Plato High School in 1972.
On May 19, 1973, she married Jimmy Humphrey, celebrating nearly 46 years together.
Peggy worked at Ronnie’s AG Grocery Store in Evening Shade and as a department manager at St. Robert Walmart. She also was a Plato Little League secretary for several years.
She accepted the Lord as her Savior at a young age and was baptized. She was a faithful and active member of the Roby Baptist Church. Through the church, Peggy was the initiator and organizer of the “Christmas in July’’ program, which provides back-to-school clothes for needy children in the area. She also was active in the Snack Pack program, a teacher at Vacation Bible School, and a toddler room attendant at Roby Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband Jimmy; two sons, Mike Humphrey and wife Crystal, and Jason Humphrey and wife Rena; four grandchildren, Ty, Brooke, Morgan, and Madison Humphrey; two step-grandchildren, Brad and Amber Johnson; her mother, Fern Weber; two brothers, Rick Weber and his wife Arleta, and Bob Weber and his wife Rhonda, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.
Funeral services for Peggy Lou Humphrey will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Roby Baptist Church with Pastor Wes Mayfield officiating. Burial was in Palace Cemetery, under the direction of Evans Funeral Home of Houston.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Roby Baptist Church Peggy Humphrey Memorial Fund or Palace Cemetery.
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