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Peggy Jean Smith

Obituary for Peggy Jean Smith

October 13, 1937 - February 5, 2021
Greenwood, Indiana | Age 83


Peggy Jean Rockhill Smith, 83, of Greenwood, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 5. 2021.
She was born on October 13, 1937, in Flora, IN to the late Clarence and Lottie Rockhill. She graduated from Wendell L. Wilkie High School in 1955 in Elwood, IN. She married the love of her life, Robert Smith on May 4, 1957.
Peggy was a member of Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church for 40 years and was a loving and encouraging wife/mother/mamaw/aunt. As the matriarch of her family, she led with fierce love and loyalty, always in support of her family.
She was an avid Colts football fan and supported any Indiana sports team.
Peggy retired from Wurth Service Supply in 2002 after 20+ years of service. After retirement she volunteered at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis for the last ten years.
She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Robert and their children: Darrell (Erin) Smith, Roxanne (Dave) Kleehamer and Rodney Smith; grandchildren: Josh Smith, Ashleigh Smith, Kara Kleehamer, Andrew Kleehamer, Jason Kleehamer, Craig Kleehamer, Christie Clark, and Mackenzie Scheidler; 10 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Bobby Rockhill, Jim Rockhill, Terry Rockhill, Betty Brewer, Joanne Brummet and Carolyn Sue McPhearson.
Family and friends will gather Thursday, February 18, 2021 for visitation from 1p-3p at Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church, 335 S. Meridian St. Greenwood, IN 46143. A memorial Mass will be held immediately following the visitation at the church at 3pm. Masks and social distancing will be required for those in attendance. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900 Arlington, VA 22202.

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