Peggy Eldora Wix (Mullen) Pilcher

Friday, December 11, 2015

Peggy Eldora Wix (Mullen) Pilcher, 78, Milo, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, in Fulton, Mo., following an illness of several months. Peggy was born Aug. 20, 1937, in Butler, Mo., to Joseph Warden and Dorothy Alma (Bearce) Wix. She was united in marriage to Richard L. Mullen on Jan. 1, 1968, and he preceded her in death on May 28, 2002. She later married Daniel B. Pilcher on May 14, 2005, and he survives of the home.

Peggy was raised in Butler and in Round Prairie near Appleton City, Mo. She graduated from Appleton City High School Class of 1955. Following high school, Peggy attended Southwest Baptist College in Bolivar for a time, then began employment at Hallmark Cards in Kansas City working there for 5 years. At that time, she came to Nevada and worked at C.A. White Motors for one year prior to working with her husband Dick at the Mullen Body Shop in Nevada, which they owned and operated. Peggy was a long-time member of the Milo Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, Danny, survivors include her children, Judy Rae Virgil, Kansas, Tana LaRae Trost, California, Steven Michael Jones, Alabama, Richard Lloyd Mullen, Milo, Mo., and Robin LoVe Mischnick, Fulton, Mo.; 14 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; one sister, Joan Gerken, Clinton, Mo.; and several nieces. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard; her parents; and one nephew, Randy.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 12, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada. Interment will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery. Friends may call from now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.

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