|Birth: ||Jan. 3, 1932|
|Death: ||Nov. 20, 2009|
Peggy J. Backs, 77, of Watson passed away at 10:35 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Blake-Wright Funeral Home, Dieterich, with the Rev. David Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Bailey Cemetery near Latona. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Peggy was born Jan. 3, 1932, in Jasper County, the daughter of Pete and Fannie (Clagg) Bailey. She married Marvin Backs Jan. 13, 1976, and he preceded her in death.
Peggy was a Certified Nurses Aide and had worked at all three nursing facilities in Effingham. She was a member of Dieterich Christian Church. She enjoyed fishing, sewing, cooking, and feeding birds.
Peggy is survived by two daughters, Tammy Loy (special friend, Jack Christensen) of Mason and Judy Poe of Watson; sister, Bonnie Petty of Effingham; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, and six sisters.
Published by Effingham Daily News
Pete Bailey (1889 - 1966)
Fannie Nora Clagg Bailey (1897 - 1985)
Marvin H Backs (1918 - 1977)*
Agnes Minnie Bailey Bailey (1914 - 1987)*
Stella Wolverton (1920 - 2005)*
Nora Mae Bailey Stroud-Miller (1925 - 2002)*
Martha L. Bailey Jenkins (1930 - 2006)*
Peggy J Bailey Backs (1932 - 2009)
Charles Lester Bailey (1933 - 1934)*
Bonnie June Bailey Petty (1937 - 2010)*
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Record added: Jun 18, 2010
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