Beloved wife, mother, sister and Nana, passed away on Monday June 18th, 2012, surrounded by those who loved her.
Peggie was born on June 19th, 1948. Her parents Willie Everett and Mildred Louise Goodwin raised her in Norfolk, Virginia with her numerous brothers and sisters.
Peggie married Bill Vest after only 4 weeks of courtship. Their 45 year marriage, was a “Yes Ma’am” relationship.
Peggie worked in civil service for over 30 years. She lived in Oak Harbor for over 30 years. She called Skagit Valley her home for the last five years.
Peggie is survived by her local sissy and BFF, Marie; her children, Little Bill & Penny, Melanie & Logan, Mandy & Shannon, Robert, Jamie, Stephanie and Lisa; by those who called her Nana: Billie, Jesah, Shelby, Gabe, Devynn, MyKenzee, Sheyenne, McKala, Liam, Zaiha, Lexy, Marquee, Hannah and Jayden; her siblings: Ronnie, Charles, Joe, Janet and Libby. Aunt Diane, Anita, Jim, Cindy, Joe and Michelle; the Clan: Sue & Carl, Johnny & Retha, Pat & Cheryl, Bob & Linda and Bob Watt, Jr., Kevin Bell and the rest of the Vest Clan, and all whose lives were touched by her,
“forever and a day”.
In lieu of flowers you may make a donation at Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, but if your heart draws you to send flowers please contact the Green House Nursery in Oak Harbor.
A Life Celebration will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge BPOE 2362, 155 NE Ernst St., Oak Harbor. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.