The graveside service for Peggy J. Rountree, 91 year-old Enid resident, is 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Enid Cemetery. The Rev. Gail Edmison will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.
Peggy was born March 6, 1926, in Southard, Oklahoma, to Eli and Towney(Boyd) Harrison, and died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, in the Commons in Enid.
She attended Sallisaw schools and graduated from Sallisaw High School with the class of 1944.
She attended college after graduation. On Dec. 3, 1949, she married Merlin Eck in Sebastian County, Arkansas. The couple lived in Tulsa for a time where Peggy was a realtor. They later made their home in Enid.
She owned and operated Peggy's Indian Jewelry. She designed her own pieces for her store.
On March 11, 1993, Peggy married the love of her life, Earl W. Rountree. Together they shared a love like no other and were blessed every day to have one another.
She was a long-time member of Central Christian Church.
She is survived by her sister, Willa dene Dohy of Calgary Alberta Canada; God-niece, Debbie Dunn of Farmington, Mo.; niece, Linda Corbin and husband Wilber of Jemez Springs, N.M.
Several nephews and nieces, and special friends that became family, Christa Nelson and Ruth Dobbs.
She is preceded in death by her parents and husbands, and eight brothers and sisters.
Memorials may be made through Henninger-Hinson to OMRF Cystic Fibrosis Division.
Condolences may be made to the family online at www.EnidWeCare.com.
Published on September 4, 2017