Peggy Pearl Ruffner
91 years old passed away peacefully in her sleep October 27, 2012 at her daughter's home Bobette and Chris Lawson of Hesperia, California. Peggy was born in Plainville Kansas on May 1st 1921, She loved her 3 children , 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren and everyone else's children unconditionally. She graduated 2nd in her High School class in Coolidge, Arizona. She then went on to Beauty College in San Bernardino County, Ca. She then purchased Village Beauty Salon at 9683 Alder in Fontana, Ca. She eventually changed the name to Peggy's Beauty Salon and continued to work there for the next 40 plus years.
Peggy was well known by all as the best Gin Rummy Player who still played and won most games and remained capable even at her older age. Earlier in life Peggy won 2nd place in a Gin Rummy tournament at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, against hundreds of players from all over the country. Peggy's loving thoughts and actions touched someones life daily. Through her good Christian actions she helped many people in only ways she knew how.
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Peggy is survived by her 3 children, Peggy & Tom Clark of Pedley, Ca; Tracy and Bobby Rawls of Lake Elsinore Ca; and Bobette and Chris Lawson of Hesperia, Ca.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Viola and James Thomas of Coolidge, Arizona and Dave Killian.
Also her brother Chauncey (Dee) Killian of Coolidge, Arizona her 3 husbands and hundreds of her friends and their families. As our Mom never knew a stranger.
Peggy service will be at Green Acres Mortuary on the corner of Cedar and 7th st in Bloomington, Ca, Monday November 5th 2012 with viewing at 10AM and Chapel service at 12PM with graveside prayers to follow. There will be a Celebration Memorial at the American Legion Monday November 5, 2012 at 2PM, 9980 Cedar ave Bloomington, Ca 92316 food will be served.