Peggy Sue Kimzey

Monday, January 25, 2021

Peggy Sue Kimzey, beloved mother and grandmother, age 73, of Lincoln, Mo., passed away on Friday evening, Jan. 22, 2021, at her home. She was born in Nevada, Mo., on Aug. 30, 1947, the daughter of Raymond and Pat Bliss.

She grew up in Nevada. On May 10, 1963, she was united in marriage to Otis "Bud" Kimzey in Nevada. They made their home in Nevada, Overland Park, Kan., Spring Hill, Kan., and ultimately in the Warsaw, Mo., area. She was a home maker and worked in retail before her retirement.

Widowed since 1999, Peggy is survived by her partner of 16 years Sam Kerner; two sons, Ray Kimzey and his wife, Debbie, of Gardner, Kan., and Jody Kimzey and his wife, Beverly, of Fontana, Kan.; daughter, Kimberly Clay and her husband, Lonnie, of Maricopa, Ariz.; five grandchildren, Alex, Nicholas and Dakota Kimzey, Jessica Laing and Casey Clay; and two stepgrandchildren, Mike Brough and Brandi Armstrong; one sister, Millie Rose; and one brother, Roy "Skip" Bliss; plus great-grandchildren and many friends and relatives. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bud; her parents, Raymond and Pat Bliss; and her sister, Judy Groves.

There will be a graveside service only at 10 a.m., Jan. 29, at Click Cemetery in Nevada, Mo., with Phillip Owens officiating. She will lie in state beginning Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada, Mo. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Click Cemetery for care and maintenance of the grounds in care of Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada.

Peggy was much loved and will be greatly missed by her friends and family.

Those in attendance will be asked to maintain social distancing and are asked to wear face masks to protect themselves and others.

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