Dighton- Peggy Arlyne Terwilliger, 94, died on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Lane County Hospital in Dighton. She was born on August 24, 1925 at the family farm in rural Gove County the daughter of W.O. & Edna (Gregg) Leighton.
Peg attended Prairie View Grade School in Gove County and graduated from Quinter High School in 1943. On February 6, 1944 she was united in marriage to Dwight Terwilliger at Quinter. They lived on the farm at Shields where she was a homemaker. They moved to Dighton in 1975. They enjoyed 49 years together before Dwight passed away on July 25, 1993. She resided at the Diamond View Assisted Living in Dighton from 2006 to 2016. In January 2017 she moved to the Long Term Care at Lane County Hospital.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of Dighton Order Of Eastern Star Chapter 241. Her life revolved around her family who gave her much joy.
She is survived by her Son- Lonnie and wife Cheryl Terwilliger of Shields, Daughter- Charyne and husband Roger Bruns of Olathe, Brother- Bob Leighton of Quinter, 4 Grandchildren- Stacy and wife Kami Terwilliger of Dighton, Shawn Terwilliger of Dighton, Tyce and wife Christi Bruns of Olathe and Cybill Jackson of Olathe, 6 Great-Grandchildren- Tara and Thayer Terwilliger, Storey and Tymer Jackson, Grady and Hannah Bruns and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband and 2 Sisters- Billie Flora and Marcheta Cartmill.
Graveside Service will be at 1:00 PM Monday at Dighton Memorial Cemetery with Rev Berniece Ludlum officiating. Memorials are suggested to Lane County Hospital or United Methodist Church in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Friends may call from Noon to 12:45 PM Monday at Boomhower Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com
Boomhower Funeral Home 145 North Wichita, Box 891 Dighton, Ks 67839