MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

July 6, 2012

Peggy Jo Beale


— Peggy Jo Beale

Peggy Jo Beale, 64, of Warner, Oklahoma went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 3, 2012.  She was born December 16, 1947 in Stillwater, Oklahoma to Lela Buffington.  She was raised in Perry, Oklahoma with her two sisters, Martha Ann Buffington and Patty Decker.   Peggy married Henry Daniel Beale on June 23, 1972 in Junction City, Kansas where they would begin their life together raising their three children, Angela Kristine Moss, Daniel Bradley Beale, and Shannon Renee’ Beale.  In the years to follow, the family would come to know another son and brother, Daniel Maliki Beale of Canada.  Peggy was strong willed and full of life and happiness.  She was very proud of her children and found so much joy in her grandchildren.  Peggy always said, “Family was forever.”  She also loved to garden and fish.  Peggy and Henry went everywhere together.  As long as they were together, they were happy. Henry always said, “Whatever Momma wants, Momma gets.”  

She will be missed dearly and loved always.

Peggy was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Henry Beale; daughter, Angela K. Moss; and her mother, Lela Buffington.

She is survived by children, Daniel Beale of Canada, Bradley Beale of Warner, and Shannon Beale of Muskogee; nine grandchildren; one great grandchild; sisters, Patty Decker and Martha Buffington of Perry, OK.

A graveside funeral service will be 12:00 p.m., Monday, July 9, 2012 at Fort Gibson National Cemetery with Rev. Jason Fullerton officiating.  Interment will follow.

 Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, 1830 North York Street, Muskogee, Ok.  Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.