Peggy Benton, 84, of Sedalia, died Thursday, April 24, 2013 at Fairview Nursing Home. She was born on Feb. 18, 1929, in Sedalia, a daughter of John and Pearl (Gregory) Preisendorf.
She worked for Southwestern Bell and retired from AT&T in Worcester, Mass. She enjoyed visiting with her friends at The Essex and was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Sedalia.
She is survived by one son, Paul Benton of New Orleans; one aunt, Grace Deuschle of Sedalia and one cousin, Tammy (Doug) Koetting of Sedalia.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, April 29 at Crown Hill Cemetery Columbarium.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mid Mo Humane Society in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.