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Peggy Joanne (Scott) Eppert

July 9, 1931 — February 11, 2023


On the 9th of July, 1931 Peggy Joanne Scott was born in Tangier, Indiana, Parke County in the house where Bill & Mary Catherine Graves made their home for many years. The house was built by A.J. Marshall for this daughter Lula Grace and new husband, William Henry Hobson. Peggy was born to Dorothy & Jay Scott, their 4th of 6 children. Peggy lived her childhood years on 44 acres one mile south of Sylvania where the children played in the woods and stream in the summer months when not in school which she attended 12 years thru high school. Her siblings were: Orville Lee, Dorothy Jean, Kenneth Lowell, Myrna Louise, and Doris Marilyn "Toots".

She married John Edward Eppert on her 18th birthday, July 19, 1949. From this marriage there were 6 children, John Douglas and Cynthia Jane - both died as babies and the remaining living children, Brenda Lynn (Vic) Meagher of Mellott, Patricia Annette (Cass) Miller of Tangier, Emily Joanne (Chuck) Marshall of Tangier, and Darrell Clifford (Mitzi) Eppert of Tangier; grandchildren: Zach Scott Meagher (deceased), Israel Isaiah (Christy) Meagher, Caswell Lee (Amber)Miller, Lacassa Leone Norman, Cody Scott (Kayla) Miller, Johnathan Alexander (Hannah) Marshall, Tiffany Michelle Marshall, and Lyndsay Noel Marshall, Justin Michael Paxton, Curtis Darrell Eppert, Krista Michelle Paxton, and Trevor John Eppert; Great-grandchildren: Caden Zane, Lillian Grace, Caitlyn Elizabeth, Samuel Isaiah, and Jolene Adele Meagher; and Wyatt Michael, Jasmine Leone, Christian Blake, and Cassidy Jane Norman; and Ava Jane and Ezra Lane Miller, Lainey Jo Leslie, Piper Nova Marshall, Julian Charles Marshall, Baya Jo Crum, Marli Michelle Paxton, Knox Alexander Paxton, Sebastien David Phelps, and Izabella Renali and Atayven Jane Cotten. All of these descendants would make a very large picture.

Visitation will be at Sanders Funeral Care, 203 S 1st Street, in Kingman on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. The funeral service will be at Tangier Friends Church on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 1:00pm with Rev. Tom Norris officiating. The service will be recorded which can be viewed on her obituary page at She will be laid to rest in Tangier Cemetery beside her husband John and two infant babies. Memorial donations may be given to Tangier Friends Church. Share memories and condolences online at

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sanders Funeral Care (Kingman)

203 South 1st Street, Kingman, IN 47952

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