Sumter, SC…Marie Yvonne Fontenot Peggs, age 80, beloved wife of the late Bruce Howard Peggs, died on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Prisma Health Tuomey.
Born in Morrow, Louisiana, she was the daughter of the late Avery and Eula McGee Fontenot. Mrs. Peggs served in the US Air Force. While in service she met her husband Bruce at Otis Air Force Base. She later retired from the City of Sumter Water Department. Mrs. Peggs was a member of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church.
Surviving are: three daughters, Kimberley Roupe and her husband David of Sumter; Cheryl Floyd and her husband Johnny of Sumter; and Deanna Mahaley and her husband Ken of Stockbridge, GA; seven grandchildren, David Roupe, Courtney Thurston, Jay and Anna Floyd, Camryn Hatcher, Hannah and Morgan Mahaley; six great grandchildren; two brothers, Kenneth Fontenot and Donald Fontenot both of Louisiana and two sisters, Juanita Howard of Louisiana and Valerie Bell of Missouri.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Ray Fontenot.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 211 Alice Drive, Sumter, SC 29150, American Cancer Society, 200 Center Pointe Circle, Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29210, or MUSC Foundation, 18 Bee Street, MSC 450, Charleston, SC 29425.
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