Peggy Jean Pelton, 84, of Benton passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013. She was born Dec. 25, 1928, in Tulip.
Mrs. Pelton sold Avon for 42 years and to her credit she knitted 77 prayer shawls. She loved animals and cooking. Mrs. Pelton was known for her peanut brittle, coffee cakes and pecan pies.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Viola Lea; and her brother, William Lea Jr.
She is survived by three sons, Gary Pelton and wife Robin, David Randall Pelton and wife Cindy and Russell L. Pelton and wife Linda; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at Ashby Funeral Home with the Rev. Belinda Price officiating. Burial will be at Tulip Cemetery.
Visitation is set from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at Ashby Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Saline County, P.O. Box 305, Benton, AR 72018.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .