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Mrs. Peggy Irene McCoy, of Mt. Ida, Arkansas passed away December 17, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Hot Springs. She was born April 1, 1927, to Horace and Ethel Egleston on a farm in Mt. Ida surrounded by a loving family. Mrs. McCoy graduated from Mt. Ida High School; after graduating she worked at Walgreen's in Hot Springs, Arkansas for many years. She was a member of the Eastern Star and also volunteered at the Montgomery County Museum. Irene contributed to the history books while she was volunteering there. She also loved making desserts. She married C.B. McCoy in 1956. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her sister Irma Egleston, brothers Jake, Jack, Bill, Charlie Egleston, and dear friend Lewis Bingham.
Survived by:
Brothers: Pat and Mary Ellen Egleston of Royal, AR
John and Winifred Egleston of Mt. Ida, AR
Nieces: Geneva Adams of Nashville, TN
Alta E. and Jim Simpson of Memphis, TN
Melody E. and Craig Spurlin of Sherman, TX
Edna E. L'hereaux of Hot Springs, AR
Kerry Egleston of Dallas, TX
Johnette and Doyle Rowland of Sims, AR
Judy and Gary Oelsen of Hot Springs, AR
Ellen and Simon Herbert of Los Angeles, CA
Mary Gordon of Evergreen, CO

Nephews: Clem and Lisa Egleston of Fort Smith, AR
Randy and Johnette Egleston of Mt. Ida, AR
Gary and Gina Egleston of Jessieville, AR
Joe Egleston of Glenwood, AR
David and Vickie Egleston of Arkadelphia, AR
Ted and Susie Egleston of Hopper, AR
Many great nieces and nephews and a million friends.
Mrs. Peggy Irene McCoy's services will be on Friday, December 21, 2012, at 2 PM at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Ida, AR. Visitation will be from 1-2PM. Brother John Guerra will be officiating the service. Services will be held under the direction of Thornton Funeral Home of Mt. Ida, AR.

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Thornton Funeral Home
211 Luzerne St. Mount Ida, AR 71957
Tel. (870) 867-2001
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