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Peggy M. Thomas, of Plainfield Indiana died Monday January 16, 2016. She was 81. Mrs. Thomas was born October 16, 1935 in North Vernon. She was the daughter of John B. West and Bernice L. (Klekot) West both preceded her in death. Mrs. Thomas had three brothers and one sister who also preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband of 66 years Mortimer (Mort) Thomas of Plainfield and five children, Denise Pursell (Ralph), Susan Coffey (Bob), Lauren Messer, Carol Thomas, Tim Thomas (Wendy), five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Peggy was a talented artist with a giving-generous heart and she loved God. Her desire was to have a large enough family to fill a church pew. She left her family and friends briefly and moved to Boca Raton, FL to support her husband's career with IBM. After ten years Mort retired and they moved back to Greencastle Indiana to enjoy grand parenting and open a craft shop, Rosewood Crafts. In 1996 Mort and Peggy closed the craft shop and moved to Plainfield Indiana. She was a member of Plainfield Christian Church.
Visitation will be Saturday January 21, 2017 11am to 1pm with a Celebration of Life at 1pm at Hampton Gentry Funeral Home Plainfield, IN
In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Gleaners Food Bank.
Published on January 18, 2017
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