Peggy Gorton

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Peggy Gorton, 87, of Cassville, passed away Monday, July 23, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

She was born June 30, 1931 in Cassville, the daughter of Dewey and Viola (Gaige) Hankins. She was united in marriage to Tim Sullivan, who preceded her in death. Later she married Johnny Gorton, who also passed away. Others preceding her in death were her parents and two sisters, Marjorie Boysen and Fleta Mae Seely.

Surviving is one daughter, Connie Brenner of Los Angeles, Calif.

She grew up and received her education in Cassville where she graduated from high school. At the age of 18 she moved to Kansas City, and then Chicago, Ill., and Los Angeles, Calif. Thirty years ago, she moved back to Cassville and received her Missouri real estate license and sold property for several years.

Graveside services were held July 26, at Antioch Cemetery in Cassville under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

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