Peggy Elaine Ward, 61, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 11:05 P.M. Sunday, October 9, 2016 at her home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born Sunday, January 30, 1955 in Baraboo, Wisconsin to parents, Herbert and Mitzi L. (Henry) Fletcher. She married Paul Ward on June 24, 1977 in Mount Vernon, Illinois and he preceded her in death on May 27, 2012.
In honor of the family's wishes, Peggy will be cremated following the Visitation and no other services will be held.
A Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Peggy is survived by her two sons: Anthony Ward of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Christopher Ward and wife Paula of Woodlawn, Illinois, three grandchildren: Diana; Ashton; and Sophia Ward, two brothers: J.R. Reynolds of Mount Vernon, Illinois and David Fletcher and wife Sharon of Kentucky, and sister: Cindy Pugh of Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Her parents, husband, and daughter: Montinaque Ward preceded her in death.
Peggy worked in the hotel industry as a night auditor. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed taking care of her yard and loved music.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.
Published on October 10, 2016