Peggy Lue McCreery


Funeral services will be held for Peggy Lue McCreery, 83, of Chickasha at 10:30 a.m. on November 30, 2012, at Epworth United Methodist Church with Dr. Rockford Johnson officiating.

Peggy was born August 27, 1929, in Trousedale, Oklahoma, the daughter of James Raymond Lawson and Mayme Essie Nickell.  She died Wednesday, November 28, 2012.

Peggy grew up in the Trousedale/Wanette area and graduated from Trousedale High School.

Peggy met Harold Lee McCreery in Shawnee, Oklahoma and they were married in Carthage, Missouri on September 10, 1951. They moved to Chickasha in 1969 after having been in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.

Peggy will be missed greatly by many friends and family.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Harold McCreery, Sister Ilene O’Dell and sister Judy Rogers.

Survivors include two daughters: Susan Mahaffey and husband Press Mahaffey and Katherine Meier.  Peggy’s grandchildren, whom she adored, were: Michael Mahaffey of Stafford, Virginia, Kristi Mahaffey of Edmond, Oklahoma, Steve Meier and his wife Lydia and their daughter Kara of Clinton, New Jersey, John Meier and his wife Mariko of Boston, Massachusetts.  Two brothers: Bobby Lawson and wife Pat of Oklahoma City, Perry Danny Lawson and wife Beverly of Moore, one Brother in-law: Truman O’Dell of Henrietta, Oklahoma, and several nieces and nephews.

Peggy enjoyed being with her family and loved all living creatures. She enjoyed many years of being a member of Epworth United Methodist Church and singing in the Epworth United Methodist choir. She and Harold had many enjoyable years of travel and looking into the family genealogy. She was proud to be a member of the Potawatomi Nation and was the Great-great granddaughter of Chief Joseph Laframboise.

Interment will be at 2:00p.m. at the Wanette Cemetery in Wanette, Oklahoma, under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.