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Peggy L. Lyons

November 3, 1924 - April 12, 2009

SPRINGFIELD – Peggy J. Lyons, 84, of Springfield died at 12:15 a.m. Sunday, April 12, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Home.

She was born Nov. 3, 1924, in Beardstown, the daughter of William A. and Maude Lashbrook Wells. She married Roy M. Lyons; he preceded her in death in July 1995. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Judith Ann Martin of Chandlerville; one sister; and five brothers.

Mrs. Lyons, a resident of Springfield, was formerly of Virginia, IL. She was a homemaker and also was a cashier at the 5 and dime in Virginia. She also worked as a waitress in several restaurants in the area. She was of the Christian faith.

Surviving are two sons, Roy (wife, Glenna) Lyons of Rushville and Larry (wife, Jean) Lyons of Virginia, IL; two daughters, Sandra Devlin of Savannah, GA., and Jacqueline Rickard of Keokuk, IA; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 17, 2009, at Forrest Grove Cemetery in Canton, MO.

Memorials to St. Joseph’s Home, 3306 South 6th St. Road, Springfield, IL 62703.

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