Peggy A. Arnett, 79, of Sparta, IL, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at her daughters residence. She was born April 1, 1938 in White Water, MO, the daughter of the late Cody and Lillie (Lane) Brown. Peggy and John K. Arnett were united in marriage on December 1, 1956 in Hernando, MS. John preceded her in death on August 5, 2009. Peggy worked as an office manager at Zeigler Coal Mine and at Sparta Community Hospital in inpatient billing. She was a member of Bethel Reformed Presbyterian Church in Sparta, IL
Peggy is survived by her daughter, Connie (Dennis) McIntyre of Sparta, IL; two sons, Roy (Debra) Arnett of Steeleville, IL and John Arnett of Champaign, IL; one sister, Shirley Dunnivan of Puxico, MO; three brothers, Cody (Geneva) Brown of Marquand, MO, Mickey (Katherine) Brown of Marquand, MO, and Butch Brown of Missouri; Grandchildren, Josh (Heather) McIntyre, Andrew McIntyre, Becky (Marcus) McConachie, Justin (Solie) Arnett, Rebecca (Joe) Whaley, Tyler Arnett, Sarah Welch, Brian James Welch, Chelsea (Edwin) Torres, John Arnett, Aina Arnett; 14 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends
Peggy is preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters, two brothers, and one great grandchild.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Bethel Reformed Presbyterian Church in Sparta, IL
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Bethel Reformed Presbyterian Church in Sparta, IL, and on Friday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the church
Interment will be at Swanwick Cemetery
Memorials may be given to Hospice of Southern Illinois