Peggy Joyce Boswell

Peggy Joyce Boswell of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in Fort Smith, Arkansas surrounded by her loving family. Peggy was born July 10, 1933 in Ft. Worth, Texas to Ernest and Leona Holt. She was 85 years, 6 months and 26 days old.

Peggy was a retired seamstress. She enjoyed crocheting, playing games,and working with her plants and flowers. She absolutely loved cooking and was able to pass that legacy to her children while teaching them how she worked her magic in the kitchen. Peggy was most passionate about her family and friends and spending time with them making treasured memories. She had a smile to brighten any room and a kind and welcoming spirit to everyone she met.

Peggy left behind to cherish her memory, two daughters, Leona Scott of Gloucester, Virginia and Leslie Boyd and husband Clarence of Waldron, Arkansas, one son, Bruce Waddle and wife Carla also of Waldron, Arkansas. 

Grandma Peggy will forever remain in the hearts of her grandchildren: Crystal Blowe, Angela Bryant, Tashia Ward, Daniel Boyd, Jacob Waddle and Jessica Brimble as well as 9 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Peggy will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of nieces and nephews and extended family, friends, and loved ones dear to her heart.

Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Leona Holt, , husband, “Whistle” Zimmer, two brothers, John Holt & Billy Holt, two sisters, Ernestine Boyd and Rose Gilliland and one grandson, Josh Waddle,

Peggy’s life celebration was Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., at Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Jeff Wilkinson officiating. Interment followed in Duncan Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements were entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Peggy’s pallbearers were Jacob Waddle, James Brimble, Alex Bryant Jr., Skyler Blowe, Tate Ward and Josh Ward. Honorary pallbearers were Alex Bryant Sr., Beau Bryant, Ricky Blowe, Daniel Boyd, Kyler Boyd, Eric Sims, Jeff Sims and Clint Holt.

Peggy’s visitation was Friday, February 8, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

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