She was one of the first woman graduates of the University of North Texas School of Business. She had a passion for teaching children, music, travel and her church work.
Peggie Sue was born May 26, 1934 in Valdesta and preceeded in death by her parents Charlie and Martha Cantrell, brother Dyon Cantrell and niece Donna Cantrell Jackson.
She was survivied by her husband of 64 years, Ronald K. Umphress; daughters Jan Hobbs and Pam Holland and son Brian Keith Umphress; nine grandchildren, Todd Story, Autumn Lewis, Brandon Story, Lisa Story, Rian Mitchell, Chris Story, Molli, Matti and Bailey Umphress and 13 great grandchildren.
Her wish was honored by donating her body to Southwestern Medical School. A memorial was held to celebrate her life Sunday, April 27 at Cundiff Baptist Church.