Peggy Howard

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Peggy Lou Howard, 70, of Jackson died Sunday, May 28, 2006, at her home.

She was born Aug. 24, 1935, at Jackson, daughter of Robert and Reva Seabaugh Ates. She and Jean Welker were married in November 1953 and he preceded her in death in 1989.

Howard was employed as a caregiver for Jackson Manor and the Visiting Nurse Association. She also worked at the Frontier Motel in Jackson.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Ricky Lee and Angela Welker, Randy and Rhonda Welker and Rodney and Rhonda Welker, all of Jackson; a brother and sister-in-law, Marvin and Shirley Ates of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren, Jeanna Lynn, Sara and Ryan; and two great-grandchildren, Shannon and Catherine.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Joann.

Friends may call at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home. The Rev. Don Estes will officiate, with burial in Russell Heights Cemetery.