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Obituary for Peggy Jo Gainer (Smith)

Peggy Jo Gainer, age 81, died on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at her home in Coppell, Texas. Peggy was born on October 1, 1937 in Fontana, Kansas to Beatrice Leota (Holloman) and Jewell Eugene Smith. She graduated from Osawatomie High School in 1955. Peggy moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia and lived with her family there for twenty-three years. She then moved to the Dallas area and worked at Commercial Metals until she retired. In 2001, Peggy married John Gainer and they resided in Coppell, Texas. Peggy was a member of the Good Sam’s RV Club. She enjoyed fishing, hunting, and sewing. Peggy was an active member of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Irving, Texas for many years. Peggy is preceded in death by her parents, husband John Gainer, daughter Colene Gryder, and grandson John Gryder Jr. Left to cherish her memory are children Michael E. Williams and wife Maureen, James A. Williams and wife Kirsten; grandchildren Timothy Williams, Alyssa Williams, Johnathan Williams, April Broadway and husband Sam, Avalon Williams, and Starr Adams; great grandchild Kimber Broadway; as well as many other extended family members and loving friends. Services will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 2700 Warren Circle, Irving, TX 75062. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to be made to the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Peggy’s honor.