Eldora Lavone Duffey, 86, of Mountain View, Missouri departed this life on April 23, 2013 at Mountain View Healthcare, Mountain View, Missouri. She was born on February 23, 1927 to William and Audrey Radabaugh in Jackson County, Ohio.
Visitation will be Monday April 29, 2013, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Yarber Mortuary, with services Monday April 29, 2013, 3:00 p.m. at Yarber Mortuary.
Interment will be at Oak Forest Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to VFW Post 3009, Mountain View.
Eldora, “Peggy”, graduated high school and married shortly after and had a son, Michael Lee Garrison. She then married Denver Harding Duffey on July 13, 1957 in Richmond, Indiana and six children were added to the family.
She is survived by six children, Dale and wife, Myrna, of Yuba City, CA, Danny and wife, Karen, of Dayton, OH, Debbie Schmidt and husband, Mark, of Lafayette, LA, Mark and wife, Colleen, of Albuquerque, NM, Steve and wife, Evelyn, of Mountain View, and Reeva Nickerson and husband, Gary, of Sedalia, MO; 13 grandchildren, Michael, Mathew, Dalena, Irene, Abby, Jenny, Julie, Wendy, Stephanie, Steven, Ginger, Audrey, and Clint; and great grandchildren, Mattison, Ian, Faith, Gaige, Robley, Jase, Tommy, Justyn, Hunter, and Riley.
Peggy is preceded in death by her parents, William and Audrey; husband, Denver; one brother, Billy Stringer; one sister, Betty Stringer; and one son, Michael Lee Garrison.
Peggy was a member of the First Baptist Church in Summersville, Missouri.
Peggy loved her family, cooking, making candy, sewing, crocheting, and making fudge. But most of all, she loved to go on adventures with her son, Steve.
Peggy loved life and lived it to the fullest. She will be greatly missed.