Peggy Fields, 76, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Birmingham, Alabama. She was born on February 4, 1945, in Maysville, Kentucky, and is the daughter of Walter Yates and Elenora Howard Yates.
On February 22, 1962, she married Hobert S. Fields in Liberty, Indiana.
Peggy was a 45-year Eastern Star member. She was a past mother advisor of the International Order of Rainbow for Girls and achieved the Grand Cross of Colors for the Rainbow for Girls.
Along with her loving husband of 59 years, she is survived by a daughter and son in law, Melissa (John) Hadder; a granddaughter, Hope Hadder; a sister, Ruth Fairchild; a niece, Nancy Shelley; and several nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, Louise Grimes and Evelyn Chasteen, Maxine Gore and Charlotte Purcell and a brother, Wayne Watson.
Visitation for Peggy will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021, from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, Connersville. The funeral service will begin at 1:00pm, at the funeral home, with Pastor Rob Judd officiating. Burial will follow at Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, Florida 33607.