The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 16, 2014

Peggy S. (Miller) Neff

NEOSHO, Mo. — Peggy Sue (Miller) Neff, Neosho, passed away Feb. 15, 2014, at Freeman Neosho Hospital in Neosho.

Peggy was born June 2, 1947, in Springfield, Mo., the daughter of Sherman and Ruth (Kinser) Miller. She was a longtime Neosho resident and a former real estate agent in Neosho. Peggy was an avid golfer and loved spending her winters in Florida. She loved animals and was a board member of the Faithful Friends Animal Advocates and attended the Presbyterian Church in Neosho.

Peggy is survived by her husband, Larry, of Neosho; her son, Scott King and wife, Charlotte, Mount Pleasant, S.C.; step-sons, Larry Neff, Jr. and wife, Mary Ann, Joplin; Terry Neff and wife, Beth Ann, Neosho and Rick Simmonds, San Diego, Calif.; brother, Al Miller and partner, Roger Malarkey, Springfield; five grandchildren, Rachael Bronson and husband, Zach, Joplin, Christian Neff and Courtney Neff, Neosho and William King and Cecilia King, South Carolina; great-grandson, Nolan Bronson, Joplin; two nieces and nephews and two great-nieces and nephews and a very dear and special friend, Leslie Marty.

Services will be Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Neosho, Rev. Rich Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the Banner Cemetery, Splitlog, Mo. and serving as pallbearers will be Larry Dean Neff, Terry Neff, Christian Neff, Zack Bronson, Roger Malarkey and Rich Neff. Honorary pallbearers and Golfing friends are Rudy Farber and wife, Dorothy; Jeff Haas and wife, Kim; Dave Marty and wife, Leslie; John Sims and wife, Margaret; Alan Keeling and wife, Lavona; Steve Hogan and wife, Linda; Billy Ballentine and wife, Joyce; Charles Crawford and wife, Ruth and John Starrett and Quinton and Aleta Platner. The family will receive friends Monday evening at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and the casket will be closed at all times.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Faithful Friends Animal Advocates, c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, MO  64850.

Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, Mo.

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