Peggy Louise Hefner, age 74, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018 in Lubbock. She was born in Roswell, NM on May 14, 1944 to Tommy Bledsoe and Dreta (Williams) Bledsoe. Peggy married Billy Hefner on 10-19-1963 in Hagerman, NM and they celebrated 55 years together.
Peggy was a member of Grace Temple Baptist Church and loved her church family; also she was a member of the International Order of Rainbow for Girls and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a 4-H Leader for 22 years. Peggy enjoyed playing dominos, listening to gospel music and George Strait but the biggest joy of her life was taking care of her family.
Peggy is survived her husband: Billy Hefner of Kermit, TX.; sons: J.J. Hefner and wife Stacy of Kermit, TX., and Bill Mike Hefner of Kermit, TX.; one daughter: Charlotte Araujo and husband Eddie of Artesia, NM; brothers: Don Bledsoe of Arlington, TX; Tommy Bledsoe of Artesia, NM.; and Ross Bledsoe of Artesia, NM; grandchildren: Danielle Banuelos, Ashly Haas, Chris Martz, Katie Hefner, Kenna Hefner, Jaycie Thames, Gracie Hefner, Chandra Adkins, Buffy Dempsey, and 12 great-grandchildren.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, Tommy and Dreta Bledsoe; sisters: Wanda Lee, Caroline Sue, and Dorothy Ford; and brother: Raymond Bledsoe.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Friday, December 14, 2018 at Grace Temple Baptist Church with Lonnie Cleveland officiating. Burial will follow Kermit Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Christopher Martz, Brandon Hass, Junior Banuelos, Yancy Dempsey, Matt Hendrick, and Casey Thames. Honorary pallbearers are: Joe Chance, Mike Chance, Larry Antley, Larry Punneo, Johnny LaLonde, and Richard Mitchell
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Grace Temple Baptist Church. 220 South Olive Kermit, TX 79745
Arrangements are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor and condolences may be sent to the family at www.fs-fp.com.