Born 9-4-1935 -- Died 3-5-2004
Peggy Jene Ring, 68, of Pocahontas, Ark., died March 5, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo., following a lengthy illness.
Born Sept. 4, 1935, in Alton, Mo., she was the daughter of Fate and Edna Rackley Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Riverton Baptist Church of Alton, Mo.
She married Arlan Ring, Sep. 24, 1959. He preceded her in death Aug. 24, 1998. Mrs. Ring was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Fluhman and a brother, Edward Johnson.
Survivors include three sons -- John Ring and wife, Carol, of Pocahontas, Rickie Hutson and wife, Robin, of Little Rock, and Edward Hutson of Doniphan, Mo.; three sisters -- Lynna Mae Pigg and husband, Wayne, of Doniphan, Mo., Ruby Armour and husband, Jerome, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and Patsy Zwald and husband, John, of Chicago,; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren..
The funeral was March 9 at Bryan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Noel Gene Johnson officiating. Burial was in Old Lebanon Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were John Ring, Johnny Ring Jr., Charlie Walters, Josh Garrison, Rickie C. Hutson, Rickie Hutson and Van Garrison.