Obituary of Peggy Hamilton
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Peggy Hamilton, 79, of Windsor, Missouri, died early Wednesday morning, November 24, 2021, at Mercy Hospital Springfield. She was born June 26, 1942, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Raymond DeBoever and Doris Luetta (Wheeler) DeBoever. Peggy was raised by Doris and her stepfather, Victor Harold Lackey. She was a 1960 graduate of Northeast High School, Kansas City, Mo. She enjoyed summer weekends at the lake with her grandparents and became an accomplished water skier. She was a faithful big sister and was a big part of the raising of her younger brothers and sister. She worked at Hallmark Cards in Kansas City before getting a job as a flight attendant. On June 30, 1962, she married William James Hamilton, Sr., in Miami, Oklahoma and he preceded her in death on November 7, 2021. Peggy and Bill moved to Windsor, and she worked at the International Shoe Factory, Schreiber’s in Clinton and most recently at Wee Care Day Care in Windsor. She enjoyed being a grandma and had made crochet blankets for each grandchild. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, rural Windsor. Survivors include 4 children, Bill Hamilton (Carla), Windsor, Mo.; Teresa Whiteley (Michael), Watford City, North Dakota; Deborah Templeton (Danny), Ionia, Mo.; and Larry Hamilton (Darla), Windsor, Mo.; 14 Grandchildren, Rachel Goosen (Travis), Ryan Hamilton (Michelle), Robby Whiteley (Amanda), Tricia Lee (Austin), Laura Whiteley, Mikayla Whiteley, Amanda Jones (John), Brittany Beeman (Drew), Elissa Yates (Brenton), Trent Templeton (Kelsey), Danyelle Cowen (John), Jodie Hamilton (fiancé Tyler Rodgers), Colin Hamilton (significant other Erin Bonner), and Corie Hamilton; 14 great-grandchildren, Ember Goosen, Callie Hamilton, Brooklyn, Blayke, and Briggs Lee, Raelynn and Emalee Whiteley, Logan and Lance Beeman, Colton Yates, Kora and Rhett Cowen, Allie and Laraina Templeton, and a great-grandchild on the way; 3 brothers, Victor Lackey (Judy), Deepwater, Mo., Frank Lackey (Nana), Gladstone, Mo., and Gary Lackey (Darlene), Kansas City, Mo.; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and good friend and caregiver, Melinda "Red" (Himes) Coker. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers, James Lackey and Daniel Lackey; and a sister, Mary Wilson. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 28, 2021, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Pastor Gordon Hibbard officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends before the service on Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests contributions to Harmony Baptist Church or Laurel Oak Cemetery in care of the funeral home.