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Peggy J. Underwood Baldwin, 86, of Kerrville TX passed from this life on February 1, 2023 at a local nursing home.
She was born in Burlington, North Carolina on June 6, 1936 to parents James C. Ragland and Sally Sandlin. Over the years Peggy grew up in North Carolina, Texas and Germany. Her father was a military man which gave Peggy many opportunities to see the world. After she graduated high school she went to college, finishing her education at what is now Texas State University in San Marcos. Peggy became an English teacher and taught college English. She met Nolan G. Underwood and they were married. Peggy and Nolan had three children Lee, Chris and Jamie. The family moved several times because Nolan’s career with the State Commission for the Blind. He later took a job with the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, where they bought a house and settled down. The family took many trips around the state travelling to different Lions Clubs were Nolan spoke at. Peggy served as Nolan’s chauffeur and sidekick. Upon Nolan’s retirement, Peggy became more active in Kerrville Lions Club and in her sorority. She loved entertaining people and had many family get-togethers. She lost Nolan in 2003 and spent a few lonely years until meeting her second husband Robert, whom she married in 2008.
Peggy was a spirited wife, mother, grandmother with a wonderful sense of humor. She traveled extensively in her youth and later in life. She enjoyed time spent with her family and friends. She will be missed.
She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Sally Ragland; husband Nolan Underwood and son Chris Underwood.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Robert Baldwin; son, Lee S. Underwood and wife Lois; daughter, Jamie L. Underwood; 9 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren; sister in law, Beverly and niece Ellie. She also leaves behind many dear friends.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Sunrise Baptist Church.
A visitation will be held on Monday, February 6, 2023 from 4-6PM at Kerrville Funeral Home.
A memorial service will be held at 2PM on Thursday, February 9, 2023 at Sunrise Baptist Church, 1200 Broadway Kerrville TX.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home (830) 895-5111.
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