Peggy Burrows

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Peggy Burrows, 89, of Breckenridge, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 at The Lighthouse Church, with Bishop W.C. Roach and Michael Roach officiating. Interment will follow in the Necessity Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14 at Morehart Mortuary.

Peggy Juanita Franklin was born Feb. 7, 1932 in Breckenridge, to Albert R. Franklin and Tressie Beatrice Elliott Franklin. She grew up and attended schools in Breckenridge. On May 26, 1951, Peggy married Walter Emery Burrows, Jr. in Breckenridge. The Burrows’ moved to Hugoton, Kan. where Peggy worked for animal control and at a hospital. In 1996, the Burrows’ moved back to Breckenridge where she worked for Stephens Memorial Hospital. She was a member of The Lighthouse Church and enjoyed reading, gardening and doing puzzles. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers and one sister.

Mrs. Burrows is survived by four children, Paula Webb and husband Pat of Canute, Okla., Walter “Buddy” Burrows and wife Cindy of Washburn, Mo., Kaye Hoffine and husband Gary of Breckenridge, and Faye Coday and husband Bryan of Breckenridge; one brother, Jack Franklin and wife Mary of Abilene; 14 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren and one on the way; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to The Lighthouse Church and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at

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114 East Elm Street

PO Box 871

Breckenridge, Texas 76424

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