Peggy Ruth Harris joined the loves of her life, her husband BD and her Lord Jesus, in Heaven on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. A viewing will be held on Sunday, May 13, 2018 with family greeting friends from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Strode Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 11:00am on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the Hillcrest Baptist Church in Stillwater, OK.
Peggy was born October 27, 1934 in Bonham, TX to David Earl Allen and Velma Ruth Allen Brown. In her teen years, she moved with her mother and stepfather Ollen Clinton Brown to Snyder, Tx. There she met Billy Don Harris, they married on October 1, 1955.
Peggy and BD lived in Snyder and then moved with his job at Sunray DX (became SUNOCO) to Purcell, Ok and eventually transferred to Stillwater, Ok. Peggy worked for GTE Telephone in Purcell and in Stillwater the First National Bank (now BancFirst), and Stillwater Housing Authority before retiring. Along with raising a family she dedicated her life to serving others in church and everyday life and has been a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church since moving to Stillwater in 1978.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, husband; one sister, Irma Lee Allen.
Peggy is survived by her brother, Bobby Wayne Brown (Anne) of Midland, Tx.; two daughters, Kim Ukens (Tom), and Kris Langston; six grandchildren, Nathan and Rachel Ukens, Allan Langston (Cami), JeriKris Langston-Medina (Fernando), Michael and Chelsey Langston; two great grandchildren, Harris and Walker Langston; additional friends and extended family.
Special thanks to the loving staff at Grace Living Center, Karman Legacy Hospice, Stillwater LIFE Center and Dr. Terry Brown and staff, for their dedication and care for Peggy in these final years of her life.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.