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Margaret Mae "Peggy" Vernon Payne
Birth: Jan. 4, 1918
Terre Haute
Vigo County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1977
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Peggy was born to John and Lessie Vernon (nee Taylor). Lessie was from Kentucky, John from England. She was the youngest of 3 girls. Eldest, Mary Hester, and middle, Beulah (Barbara).

She married Donald Maxon Walrod and they had one son, Donald Jr. (1943) After divorce, she married Carl Payne of San Diego and had a daughter, Paula Consuela "Connie" Doyle (1950).

Don had two girls, Connie Ilse and Monica Maxine. Connie had one girl, Melissa Jeanine Rhinehart. She called Melissa "Little Bit" and "Little Missy." Her grand daughters gave her great joy.

Peggy lived in Terre Haute, Indiana: Chicago,Illinois; and in San Diego, El Centro, National City, Chula Vista, and Los Angeles - all in California.

Peggy was a waitress. She was a car hop at Oscar's Drive In in San Diego and Tips in Los Angeles, among others. Her passion was reading, esp. murder mysteries. Her favorite authors were Erle Stanley Gardner, Rex Stout, and Agatha Christie. She was an avid crossword puzzle solver.

She died from chronic bronchitis after an 11-year struggle, in and out of hospitals. She died at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey, CA.

Peggy was a beautiful, wonderful woman, and a loving mother and grandmother. By example, she taught her children to be honest, using adages such as, "Steal a penny, lose a dollar."

We miss her. 
Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park
North Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
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Record added: Dec 19, 2012
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Margaret Mae Peggy <i>Vernon</i> Payne
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