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Peggy Lou Stapleton

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696

(f) 740-682-7862



Peggy L. (Rainer) Stapleton, age 75 passed away peacefully on Monday, June 4th, 2018 at Holzer Medical Center of Jackson. She was born September 21st, 1942 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late John Rainer and Chloe (Crabtree) Rainer. She was a graduate of Rio Grande College with a degree in Education. She married Larry Stapleton on October 18th, 1958 in Oak Hill, Ohio.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Stapleton; daughter, Tammy (Mike) Simmonds; grandson, Josh Simmonds; great-grandchildren: Dylan, Jacob, and Briar Simmonds and their mother, Kim, Gabe Simmonds and his mother, Amanda, and Kyla and Haley Simmonds; sister, Sherry Smith; brother, Frank (DeeDee) Rainer; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jeffery Stapleton; grandsons, Ryan Simmonds and Billy Simmonds; sister, Marlene Woodruff; brother-in-law, Jack Woodruff; and brother, Larry Rainer.

Family, friends, and others whose lives Peggy touched are invited to a memorial service at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 1PM. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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