Margaret Jean (Peg) Edmiston, age 78, of El Dorado Springs, MO, departed this life to be with her Lord on February 12, 2013. Peg was born in Fairmont, West Virginia, on August 1, 1934 to Okey and Ora Messenger, the youngest of seven children.
On February 9, 1953, she joined the United States Air Force stationed in Waukegan, Illinois. There she met and was united in marriage to Nelson Eugene (Gene) Edmiston. To this marriage six children were born.
She retired from Nevada Habilitation Center in 1999. After that she enjoyed spending time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren reading and playing games together. She also enjoyed gardening and yard work.
Her strength, optimism and faith in a better tomorrow will be missed by her family and friends.
A memorial service for Margaret (Peg) Edmiston was held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery on Friday, February 15, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Brent Bland officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.