Peggy Sielert, daughter of the late Willie Meeks and Mary Wells Christian, was born on June 5, 1935, at Senath and died on Oct. 21, 2008, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 73.
Mrs. Sielert was of the Baptist faith and a resident of Dexter.
On May 5, 1952, she was united in marriage to Loren Sielert in Piggott, Ark. Mr. Sielert preceded her in death on May 4, 1994.
She is survived by three sons, Dale Sielert, David Sielert and Scott Sielert, all of Dexter; three brothers, Willie Meeks of St. Charles, Donnie Meeks and Charles Meeks, both of Alton, Ill.; two sisters, Norma James of Dexter and Eloise Roper of Walls, Miss.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband and parents, she wa preceded in death by five brothers, J.R. Christian, Jess Christian, Dean Christian, Gene Christian, and John Christian; and two sisters, Loula Mae Christian and Lottie Christian.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Pastor Tim Russell officiating.
Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery.