Peggy Lou Depew (Lyons) born August 10, 1940 in Blakeley, WV passed peacefully at age 80 on November 8th, 2020 in her recent residence located in Tucson, AZ.
Peggy grew up in Spangler (Pond Gap), WV and graduated from Cedar Grove High School. She lived briefly in New York, Florida and California before becoming a lifelong resident of Las Vegas, NV. She retired from the Culinary Union Local 226 in 2017 with over 30+years vested.
She was a loyal and dedicated VOICE Foundation Key Worker, and was recognized as “the veteran who set the standards for all the newcomers” and “most valuable asset” in the industry. -So much so she was recognized countless times for the Customer Service Excellence Award by the Las Vegas and Visitors Convention Authority; A loyal sister in the Supreme Emblem Club for many years.
In her spare time she enjoyed painting, sketching/drawing, creative sewing, playing the horse races, designing her own version of “Time-Out” Dolls, calligraphy, bargain shopping and finding collectibles.
She was preceded in death by her parents Cecil and Bettie Lyons of Pond Gap, WV, and brother John (Jack) Lyons of Cleveland, OH.
Peggy is survived by her daughter, Suzette (Tony) Audiss, one granddaughter, Antoinette Audiss of Tucson, AZ and
6 siblings: Don (Cecilia) Lyons of Cedar Grove, WV; Sue Lyons of Charleston, WV; Ray (Debbie) Lyons of Cedar Grove, WV; Paul (Sheila) Lyons of Pond Gap, WV; Cecilia Lyons-Siegel of Forest Hills, NY; Pamela (Richard) Musso of Denver, CO. ; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Peggy, a talented Artist, Model, Restaurant Owner, Hairdresser, Waitress and Mother will always be remembered for her kind and loving heart, gentle side and her infectious laughter. Her beauty was inside and out. She was the most giving person I have ever known and truly knew the meaning of showing unconditional love. ❤️🙏🏻
Peggy -Strong and true, Trustworthy with power,
Yet a gentle side,
The heather flower.
Jack Pratt ©
Love you Grandma,
Due to COVID19- Celebration of life/Memorial will occur at some point in the future when it is safe to do so.
Condolences may be sent to the family via website Marana Mortuary.