Peggy L. Girton, 79, Fillmore, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011 at the Millpond Health Campus.
She was born in Greencastle on Nov. 26, 1931 to Cleo and Thelma (Chadwick) Arnold.
She was a 1949 graduate of Fillmore High School. She married Richard Girton on Dec. 20, 1950 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 2001.
She was a homemaker as well as a beautician and loved to paint. Peggy was also a member of Fillmore Christian Church.
She is survived by her son Jerry (Vicki) Girton of Fillmore, brother Danny (Betty) Arnold of Holly Springs, N.C., grandson Jason Girton and great-granddaughter Ashlynn Girton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and brother Larry Arnold.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Faust officiating. Burial will be in the Fillmore Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278 or the Fillmore Christian Church, 102 N. Main St. Fillmore, IN 46128.
Condolences may be shared with the family c/o www.bittlesandhurt.com.