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Peggy Lou Litwiller

Peggy Lou Litwiller, 88 years, 10 months, 10 days old, went home to be with Jesus on  October 9, 2020 at Forsyth Nursing & Rehab. in Forsyth, MO with her family by her side.

Peggy was born November 30, 1931 in Champion, Mo to Felda Able and Mary Olive (Johns) Proctor.

On November 4, 1950 Peggy and John H. Reed were united in marriage at Mtn. Home, AR and were blessed with four children. John preceded in death. 

Later on December 24, 1974 Peggy and Leo Litwiller were united in marriage in Oklahoma. 

Peggy was retired from working as co-owner with Leo of the Taneyville Country Market for several years. In Ava she worked as a clerk for the Rexall Drug Store and had also worked as a dental technician in Eureka, IL.

She enjoyed visiting with people and was an immaculate housekeeper. She was always busy. Peggy and Leo enjoyed camping and fishing. They spent many weekends on the lake. Leo said, “No one could cook fish like Peggy!” They also made and sold handmade crafts. Both enjoyed the company of their poodles. Peggy loved her family!

Peggy was a Christian and a member of Union Chapel in Taneyville. 

Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, John H. Reed and Leo Litwiller, her son, Kevin Scott Reed, two brothers, Tipton and Joe Proctor, two sisters, Wanda Hanna and Patty Dahrens, one granddaughter, Tracy Jo Reed and a great grandson, Reagan Scott.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Shellia Braden & Everett Sartin of Bradleyville, Mo, Johnnie & Debbie Reed of Simpson, KS and Kristie Glenn of Bergman, AR, four step children, Peggy & Mike Davis, Mary & John Vaughan, Joyce & Leon Walton, and David & Suzette Litwiller, eight grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, several step grand and great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.  

Graveside services for Peggy were Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the Ava Cemetery, Ava, MO. Officiating was Pastor Howard Kenyon. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Denlow Cemetery. Services were conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO.  Online condolences may be made to