Peggy Jean Wingfield Ruhl, 75, of Savannah was born in Curtis, Ark., Jan. 11, 1939, and passed away Tuesday, June 3, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital in Jackson. She was a resident of Hardin County for 12 years. Previously she lived in Stone Mountain, Ga. and in Lake Sinclair, Ga. for 20 years.
On February, 12, 1956, in Ft. Morgan, Colo., she married Milton George Ruhl, who survives.
In addition to her husband she is survived by three children, Jeanine DeLaney and husband, Gene of Savannah, Mark A. Ruhl of Loganville, Ga. and Lynn Chamberlain and husband, George of Fayetteville, Ga,; three grandchildren, Zachary DeLaney of Milan, Matthew DeLaney of Savannah and Katie Ruhl of Loganville, Ga.; a great-grandchild, Allie Grace DeLaney; a sister, Charlotte Hammon and husband, Alvin of Midland, Texas and nephews, Greg Hammon and Michael Hammon.
Peggy actively attended FaithPointe Church in Adamsville and Love and Truth Church in Savannah.
Peggy was very dedicated to the ministry of Teen Challenge. In the past she was a facilitator for group meetings, served on the Board of Tennessee Valley Teen Challenge for more than 10 years, and as secretary for many years.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers a contribution be made to Tennessee Valley Teen Challenge, 1450 Florence Road, Savannah, Tenn., 38372.
Services were held Saturday, June 7, at Love and Truth Church in Savannah with Philip Meek and Jim Forakis officiating.