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Margret "Peggy" Bates
Margret "Peggy" Bates went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 24, 2011, at the age of 87. Peggy was born March 31, 1924, in Eccleston, England. She married Sgt. James "Jim" Bates on April 10, 1945, and came to the United States as a war bride in 1947. They resided in San Angelo, Texas, until 1957 when they were transferred to Holloman Air Force Base. Jim and Peggy attended Grace United Methodist Church and taught the sunshine class for many years. Peggy's faith was an inspiration to her family and friends.
She is survived by her daughters Daryl Chesser and husband, Dee, and Jill Romo and husband, Gerry, and son Jack Bates.
She was known as Gandi by eight grandchildren: Clint Williams, Janne Williams-Casuga, Jared Chesser, Drake Miller, Jaime Herrell-Ziegler, Clay Bates, Cole Bates and Ryan Campbell, and nine great-grandchildren: Seth, Lindsey, Gabby, Gavin, Jayden, Lexus, Charlie, Jessie and Ashton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim, in 1986, her son Blim, her sister Jeanne, brother Gerald and her daughter-in-law Charlene.
Cremation has taken place and at the request of Peggy there will be no services.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from July 26 to Aug. 26, 2011
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