Peggy Ann Dillard, 85 of Dumas, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10 o’clock in the morning on Monday, July 23, 2018 at North Plains Christian Church with Pastor Sam White, officiating. Interment will follow at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Sunday, from 2 o’clock to 4 o’clock at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Peggy was born on November 29, 1932 in Oklahoma City, OK to Henry and Opal (Mullanax) Magerkurth. She married Kenneth Dillard of Dumas on March 16, 1956 in Dumas, TX; he preceded her in death in 2009. Peggy helped Kenneth own and operate Air Speed Service Station after the family had moved to Dalhart. After Kenneth’s retirement in 1992, the couple moved back to Dumas where they attended the North Plains Christian Church. Peggy loved to crochet and eventually would start a crochet club where she taught others her talent. Several of her pieces of art still are displayed at North Plains Christian Church. Peggy was a very loving lady and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her husband, Kenneth, she is preceded in death by her parents.
Peggy is survived by her son: Ray Dillard and wife Lorraine of Springwater, Canada; sister: Sue Kitchens of Dumas; and grandchildren: Kristen, Shannon, and Megan O’Neill; nephew: Scott Goddard; great-niece: Tori Goddard; and great-great-niece: Kourtney Lynn Zavala Goddard.
The family suggests in lieu of customary remembrances that memorials be made to Memorial Nursing and Rehab, 224 E 2nd, Dumas, TX 79029 or Safe Place, PO Box 382, Dumas, TX 79029.
So sorry Sue to hear that Peggy passed away. Her and Kenneth was so very special to me during our TxDot years. May she rest in peace.
June AldridgeAlba, TX
Ray, I was so sorry to hear about your mom, and I know she will be missed. Much love and sympathy, Celeste Combs (Gertie's daughter)
Celeste CombsRockwall, TX
Dear Sue and family , I’m so sorry for your loss yet again ! At times such as these especially, we need to remember that God is in control . He is with you always! Love you friend ! Peggy Hoefling and Glenna Whitley
Glenna WhitleyDumas, TX