Margaret Jean

Posted February 21, 2013 at 3:10 pm


Margaret Jean (Peg) Edmiston, 78, El Dorado Springs departed this life to be with her Lord on Feb. 12, 2013. Peg was born in Fairmont, WV, on Aug. 1, 1934 to Okey and Ora Messenger, the youngest of seven children.

On Feb. 9, 1953, she joined the United States Air Force stationed in Waulegan, IL. There she met and was united in marriage to Nelson Eugene (Gene) Edmiston. To this marriage six children were born.

She retired from Nevada Habilitation Center in 1999. After that she enjoyed spending time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren reading and playing games together. She also enjoyed gardening and yard work.

Her strength, optimism and faith in a better tomorrow will be missed by her family and friends.

A memorial service for Margaret (Peg) Edmiston was held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Brent Bland officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.

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