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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Obituary - Peggy Sue Greenlee

Peggy Sue Greenlee, a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, died on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at the age of 85 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Peggy is survived by her son, Lyndon Greenlee and wife Pam; her grandchildren, Jennifer Greenlee and wife Marlene, Chadd Greenlee and wife Krista, Zachary Greenlee and wife Cristin, and Caty Hernandez and husband Anthony; and her 8 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Gladys Thompson; her sister, Shirley Ann Wait; her husband, David Greenlee; and her eldest son, Robin Greenlee.

Peggy Sue Thompson was born January 5, 1936 in Moundville, Missouri, where she was raised until she graduated from Nevada High School in 1954. She married David Greenlee on February 20, 1954, and together they had two children, Robin Allen and Lyndon Lee. Peggy was a hard worker and had many jobs, including working as a seamstress at Nelly-Don, a factory worker at Central State Press and Fram, and owning a furniture and mattress store with her husband. She worked at Boatman’s Bank and in the cafeteria at Nevada High School. She also worked alongside her husband at Nevada Speedway for 26 years and had a love for fast cars.

Peggy was known for her sense of style. She had a keen eye for interior design and was excellent at landscaping. She loved to travel, and she loved music. She was adventurous, fun, and forever young at heart. She will be greatly missed by many.

A visitation will take place at Ferry Funeral Home on Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 10-11 am.