Margaret Ann “Peg” Wilkins, 85, of West Liberty, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021 in Lima Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Bellefontaine on Nov. 5, 1935, the daughter of the late Clarence F. and Annamae (Barlup) Myers.
On Dec. 18, 1964, she married Paul J. Wilkins and he preceded her in death on May 7, 1997. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Franklyn Gwen and Richard Alan Myers, a great grandson, Jax and daughter-in-law, Penny Wilkins.
She is survived by four children: Tari R. (Keith) Hooley of Worthington, Randy K. Wilkins of Bellefontaine, Paul J. (Amy) Wilkins of West Liberty, and Jennifer (Kelly Eirich) VanHorn of West Liberty, grandchildren: Brooks (Jessi), Anah, Joshua (Britni), Jeremy (Rebecca), Joseph (Lamson), Issac, Megan (Scott), Kyle (Megan), Jenelle (John), and Jacob, great-grandchildren: Gavin, Lumen, Addison, Simon, Christian, and Ella, and several nieces and nephews.
Peg was a 1953 graduate of Logan Hills High School and worked, alongside her husband at their company, Wilkins Insurance Agency in West Liberty. She also worked with the Election Board in West Liberty. She enjoyed camping, crossword puzzles, solitaire, tap dancing (in her younger years), knitting, sewing, but she really loved to attend her grandchildren’s sporting events. She was a member of the West Liberty United Methodist Church.
Pastor David Yinger will officiate a funeral service on Tuesday, March 9, at 11 a.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 101 Zanesfield Rd., West Liberty. Visitation will be Monday, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Zanesfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Due to current pandemic orders, please be symptom-free, practice social distancing and consider wearing a face covering.
Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, West Liberty, is honored to serve the Wilkins family and encourages anyone to share a fond memory or message of condolence at www.edsfh.com.