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Peggie Joy Burris

January 24, 1931 — October 30, 2017

Peggie Joy Burris, 86 of Tipton died Monday, October 30, 2017 at her residence. She was born on January 24, 1931 in Peru to Stormy Edwards and Paula Daisy (Allison) Hawkins. She married Richard “Dick” Burris on October 25, 1947 and he preceded her in death on December 31, 2012.

Peggie had worked at the Tipton Meat Market, White’s Meat Market and as a Long Distance Operator at Tipton Telephone Company. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Women of the Moose and the Twilight Club.

Survivors include her four children, Donna Tucker, Marion, Linda Sumis, Homer Glen, Illinois, Gordon Burris and wife Stacy, Sharpsville and Martha Burris, Marion; one sister, Barbara Headley and husband Jimmie, Tipton; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren, and a special friend, Cathy (Rich) Maddox. She was preceded in death by four siblings.

A memorial service for Peggie will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 4 at Trinity Wesleyan Church, Tipton with Pastor Johnnie Blair presiding. Visitation will be from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Saturday at the church. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial contributions in Peggie’s honor may be made to Trinity Wesleyan Church, 3021 West St. Rd. 28, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.

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