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Peggy Whited-Kelso


12/13/1946 - 11/16/2014 Obituary
Peggy Whited-Kelso passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and dear friends, on Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Bakersfield, California, at the age of 67.
Peggy is survived by her beloved husband of 47 years, Ronald Kelso, children Thomas Kelso, her daughter Patty Kelso-Stotler, daughter-in-law Judy Kelso and son-in-law Jason Stotler. Peggy also left 6 grandchildren, Hailey Lopez, Nick Lopez, David Kelso, Jesse Kelso, Josie Kelso and Justin Kelso. She will also be sorely missed by her dear friend Sue Craig. She was preceded in death by her parents, Orville and Helen Whited.
Peggy was born on December 13, 1946 in Miami, Oklahoma to Orville and Helen Whited. She moved to Salinas, California in 1947 and graduated from North Salinas High School in 1964. After high school she attended Hartnell College and in 1967 met and married her soulmate Ron Kelso. The Kelso family moved to Bakersfield, California in 1974.
Peggy dedicated her life to her loving Husband and children until the day she reunited with our Lord and Savior. She was a kind and giving friend to all who knew her. She has been, and will be missed by all who knew her. The family and friends that have been left in her wake are better people for knowing her and her kind heart. She was a gift to her friends and family and for that we thank the Lord in heaven for the time we were able to spend with her on this earth. We love you mom. We love you Peggy. Your trials and pain have ceased. May you enjoy the warm presence of our Lord and Savior, the fruits of your labors and the company of your beloved mother Helen. All our love.
Services will be held on Thursday, November 20th, at 2:00pm at Greenlawn Southwest, 2739 Panama Ln., Bakersfield, CA 93313. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Peggy's life. The family would like to thank the staff at Mercy Hospital ICU for their excellent care and dedication.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 19, 2014
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