Peggy J. Ballard Hood, of St. Charles, Mo., died on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at the age of 78. She was united in marriage to her husband, Porter Gene Hood. She was the daughter of the late Delmar and Emma Ballard. Survivors include her children, Garold D. (Daffany J.) Hood, David G. (Lynda Wimsatt) Hood, Roy L. (Sue) Hood and Ed (Cindy) Hood; brother, Donnie (Marty) Ballard; grandchildren, April S. Davidson, Jessica M. Hood, Christopher Hood, Brennen Wimsatt, Brittany Wimsatt, Brad Hood, Neale Glass, Victoria Hood, Rebecca Hood, Aimee Hood, and Samuel Hood; great-grandchildren of Mikel Davidson, Thomas Davidson and Brandson Glass; many nieces; nephews, cousins; and friends. She is preceded in death by grandchildren, Melissa Hood, and Jamie Glass; great-grandchildren, Rebecca A. Hood; brother, Ronnie Ballard; and sister, Lois Jean Ballard.
Peggy was a teacher at Monroe Elementary, St. Charles, Mo., before her retirement, and a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2011.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Baue Funeral and Memorial Center Chapel, 3950 West Clay Street, St. Charles, Mo.
Interment will follow at St. Charles Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Christian High School in O'Fallon, Mo.