Peggy Skipworth ~ Ashdown, Ark.

Updated: March 21, 2018

Peggy Skipworth, 81, of Ashdown, Ark., died Monday, March 19, 2018 in a Texarkana, Texas hospital.

She was born February 24, 1937, in Gillham, Ark., to William and Herley Helms. She enjoyed cooking and gardening.

Mrs. Skipworth was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Emmett, two brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Steve Skipworth and Kim Bodoczky of Houston, Texas; and one brother-in-law, Hal Smith of Clearlake Oaks, Calif.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at Madden Funeral Home in Ashdown, Ark.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018, at First United Methodist Church of Ashdown with Jim Cross officiating. Interment followed at Ashdown Cemetery under the direction of Madden Funeral Home of Ashdown, Ark.