Peggy Lou Swink

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Peggy Lou Swink, 49, a resident of Jerico Springs, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at her home. She was born May 4, 1966, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Ray and June Forester Crowley. She graduated from Nevada High School with the class of 1984. She married Jeff Swink on Dec. 21, 1990, in Fort Scott. She was baptized in the Richards Christian Church. Peggy enjoyed tending her chickens and fishing. Her life revolved around her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Jeff, of the home; four daughters, Amber Wagstaff and husband, Lawrence, Jerico Springs, Mo., Letitia Swink, Lamar, Mo., Jasmine Swink, Parsons, Kan., and Megan Swink, Golden City, Mo.; a son, Jeffrey Dillon Swink, Lamar, Mo.; her mother, June Crowley, Jerico Springs; a brother, Richard Crowley, Jerico Springs; a sister, Melissa Ponte, Nevada, Mo.; eight grandchildren, Riley, Trayven, Brooklynn, Tryeek, Braxton, Martavious, Kyla Mae, and Paisaley; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Ray Crowley; a sister-in-law, Melissa Jackson; a brother-in-law, Michael Speer; an aunt, Dorothy Logan; and cousins, Ida Mae Thompson, Debbie Joles and Tabbie Joles.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 12, at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Tuesday, at the Chapel.

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