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DANVILLE - Peggy Joan Grigsby, 81, of Danville, Ill., passed away at 4:14 a.m. November 21, 2017, at Presence United Samaritans Hospital in Danville.
Peggy was born the daughter of Harold and Dorothy Anna (Wright) Martin on December 9, 1935, in Danville.
She married Robert Grigsby in Danville. He preceded her in death on October 29, 1999.
Survivors include two daughters, Sabra Grigsby of Danville, and Christine (Edward) Sumila of Danville; three sons, William (Brenda) Grigsby of Westville, Ill., Tim (Cindy) Grigsby of Oakwood, Ill., and Steve Grigsby of Paris, Ill.; one brother, Donald (Ruth) Martin of Colorado Springs, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; as well as two great great-grandchildren.
Peggy is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert; as well as three brothers, Richard, Ralph "Butch" and David Martin.
Peggy was a member of Second Church of Christ and worked as a CNA at St Elizabeth Hospital and Colonial Manor. She loved to read, shopping, traveling, working crossword puzzles, spending time with her two dogs and watching her grandchildren play ball.
A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, November 27, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Drew Mentzer will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday, November 26, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Second Church of Christ. Please join Peggy's family in sharing memories, photos, and videos on her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on November 21, 2017
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