Peggy Joan Allen, 75, of Walnut Ridge, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Peggy was born June 28, 1945, in St. Louis, to the late Charles and Alma Dean Burgess. She was a homemaker and member of Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughters, Amanda and Emily Magee; and great-grandson, Damian Abbott.

Peggy is survived by her husband, Luther Allen; daughter, Pam Allen of Walnut Ridge; son, Robert Wayne Allen of Walnut Ridge; granddaughters, Courtney (William) Wilcoxson of Walnut Ridge, Jessica (Derek) Abbott of Bono, and Allison Allen of Walnut Ridge; one great-grandson, Camden Wilcoxson of Walnut Ridge; two brothers, Gary (Leta) Burgess of Delaplaine and Dennis Burgess of Black Rock; and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation was Friday, Oct. 30, from 1-2 p.m. at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, with the funeral following at 2 with Derek Collins officiating. Burial was in Lawrence Memorial Park under direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Derek Abbott, William Wilcoxson, Dewayne Barker, Mark Vanbrook, Danny Andrews and Paul Gill.

An online guestbook is available at www.mcnabb

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