Peggy Creel

Published 1:56 pm Friday, October 14, 2022

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Peggy Nell Yates Creel, 76, of Thomas, passed away on Oct. 8, 2022. She was born in Columbia, Miss., to Joseph and Ruby Yates. She was a dedicated member of the church. She worked as a sitter to elderly patients with dementia.

She loved to give to others and had a kind heart. Peggy lived her life to the fullest. She enjoyed gardening, family, friends, casino trips, cooking, and her two dogs. She loved being outside on the porch watching the hummingbirds and tending to her flowers.

Peggy is survived by her daughter, Jacqueline (Doug) Boersema; sisters, Charlette Yates and Margi Hester; granddaughters, Christian (Jason) McKenzie and Faith (Jarred) Stockstill; grandson, Timothy Campbell; great-granddaughters, Lindsey, Alexis, Lauren, Maycee and Morgan, and a grandson on the way.

She was preceded in death by her spouse, Dick Creel; son, Allen Bedwell Jr; mom, Ruby Yates; dad, Joseph Yates; sister, Pat Cox; brothers, Poss Yates, Horace Yates and Willie Yates and his twin baby brother.

Peggy was a beloved mother, sister, granny and friend to many.

“When you left, you took a part of my heart with you. It brings me comfort, knowing you are not alone.”

We will love and miss you. Rest in Peace.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements.

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