Peggy Scheffler

Monday, March 30, 2015

Peggy Scheffler, 74, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott..

She was born on October 28, 1940, in Clay County, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Dee and Effie (Keller) Bland. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Sterling Bland.

She was united in marriage to Jim Scheffler on June 7, 1958, and to this union four children were born.

Peggy was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Piggott, Ark., for more than 30 years.

Survivors include her husband, Jim Scheffler of Piggott, Ark.; two sons, Bradley Scheffler of Piggott, Ark., and Gordon (Travis) Scheffler of Benton, Ark.; two daughters, Sherry Ort and husband Jimmy of Alexander, Ark. and Teresa Moody and husband Jon of Kansas City, Mo.; six grandchildren, Leah, Andrew, Alex, Autumn, Jessie and Chloe and two great-granddaughters: Madison and Presley.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2015, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Jon Moody and Kevin Murray officiating. Burial is in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard, Ark. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Sunday evening at the funeral home.