Obituary – Peggy Joyce Boswell (1933 – 2019)


Peggy Joyce Boswell of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with
her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in Fort Smith, Arkansas
surrounded by her loving family. Peggy was born July 10, 1933 in Ft. Worth,
Texas to Ernest and Leona Holt. She was 85 years, 6 months and 26 days old.

was a retired seamstress. She enjoyed crocheting, playing games,and working
with her plants and flowers. She absolutely loved cooking and was able to pass
that legacy to her children while teaching them how she worked her magic in the
kitchen. Peggy was most passionate about her family and friends and spending
time with them making treasured memories. She had a smile to brighten any room
and a kind and welcoming spirit to everyone she met.

leaves behind to cherish her memory, two daughters, Leona Scott of Gloucester,
Virginia and Leslie Boyd and husband Clarence of Waldron, Arkansas, one son,
Bruce Waddle and wife Carla also of Waldron, Arkansas. Grandma Peggy will
forever remain in the hearts of her grandchildren: Crystal Blowe, Angela
Bryant, Tashia Ward, Daniel Boyd, Jacob Waddle and Jessica Brimble as well as 9
great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Peggy will be missed by
all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of
nieces and nephews and extended family, friends, and loved ones dear to her

is preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Leona Holt, , husband,
“Whistle” Zimmer, two brothers, John Holt & Billy Holt, two
sisters, Ernestine Boyd & Rose Gilliland and one grandson, Josh Waddle,

life celebration will be Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., at Heritage
Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Jeff Wilkinson
officiating. Interment will follow in Duncan Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas.
Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in
Waldron, Arkansas.

pallbearers will be Jacob Waddle, James Brimble, Alex Bryant Jr., Skyler Blowe,
Tate Ward and Josh Ward. Honorary pallbearers will be Alex Bryant Sr., Beau
Bryant, Ricky Blowe, Daniel Boyd, Kyler Boyd, Eric Sims, Jeff Sims and Clint

Peggy’s visitation will be Friday, February 8, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas. You may leave words of remembrance for Peggy’s family by visiting:

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Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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