JOHNSTON CITY — Peggy Trout, 71, passed away the in arms of her Savior at 6:42 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Barnes-Jewish Hospice Facility (Evelyn's House) in Creve Coeur, Missouri.
Peggy was born Feb. 23, 1947, in Marion, to Loren Carl “Preach” and Sylvia Pearl (Harris) Anderson.
She married Larry Ray Trout on Dec. 26, 1964, in Johnston City. They shared nearly 54 years of marriage together.
Peggy was retired having been city treasurer for Johnston City for 18 years. She was also a bookkeeper for First Bank for several years.
She was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church in Johnston City.
She was a 1964 graduate of Johnston City High School. Peggy loved to go shopping with her two daughters and granddaughters. She also loved to decorate her home and was a great organizer. She also enjoyed reading. Her greatest passion in life was spending time with her family. She was the rock that kept her family together.
Peggy is survived by her husband, Larry Trout of Johnston City; two daughters, Tonya (David) Flatt of Geneva, and Kristi (Jason) Collins of St. Peters, Missouri; five grandchildren, Lauren, Katherine and Anna Flatt of Geneva and Emily and Andrew Collins of St. Peters; brother, Lindell (Merilee) Anderson of Johnston City; brother-in-law, Danny (Glenda) Trout of Herrin; special nieces and nephews, Phil (Karen) Anderson, Tricia (Mark) Seely, Missy (Joey) Winn and Daniel (Kelley) Trout.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in First Baptist Church in Johnston City, with the Rev. Larry Stevens officiating. Interment will follow in Becker Cemetery near Johnston City. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City. Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City is entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church or the Johnston City Library. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home and at the church.
For additional information or to sign the book of memories, visit www.pylefuneralhome.com.