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Peggy Ann Magness

Mrs. Peggy Ann Magness, 61, of Morris, passed away at her home Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009.

Born May 10, 1948, in Hammond, Ind., Peggy is the daughter of Jean Helmer-Wartsbaugh of Morris and the late Roy Wartsbaugh. She was raised and educated in the Hammond, Ind. area and was most recently employed with Walmart in Morris.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Magness; two sons, Billie (Geri) Jackson of Channahon and Andrew (Joyce) Jackson of South Wilmington; two grandchildren, Andrew Jackson, Jr. and Corine Jackson; mother, Jean Wartsbaugh; one brother and sister, April (Tim) Romans and Roy Wartsbaugh, Jr., both of Florida; and one niece, Nicole Mertz of Indiana.

Peggy was preceded in death by her father; one brother, Edward; and two sisters, Debbie and Sandra in infancy.

Visitation and video tribute will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, at Reeves Funeral Home, 408 East Washington St. (one block east of Illinois 47) in Morris.

Preferred memorials in lieu of flowers may be made as gifts in Peggy’s memory to the American Cancer Society.

Friends may sign the online guest book or send private condolences to the family by logging onto www.ReevesFuneral.com.

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Morris. For more information, call 815-942-2500.

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