Hannibal Courier-Post

Obituary: Peggy Nell Henderson Martindale, 93, of New London, Mo.

Posted: May. 24, 2016 1:32 pm

Peggy Nell Henderson Martindale, 93, of New London, Mo., passed away at 3:40 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Rev. Jim Miller will officiate.

Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Greenview Memorial Gardens in East Moline, Ill.

There will be no visitation.

Peggy was born March 9, 1923, in Oakwood, Mo., to Roy W. and Dora D. Campbell Henderson.

She was married to Harry A. Martindale in West Palm Beach, Fla. He preceded her in death in September of 1992.

Survivors include one cousin, Laura Ertz (Bo); and her good friends, Sharon Hasty (John) and Renita Harrison (Tom).

She was preceded in death by one son, Danny L. Martindale; and two brothers, Roy L. Henderson and Jack N. Henderson.

Peggy was a talented seamstress. She crafted countless baby blankets, wedding dresses, show horse clothing items and even costumes for the stage productions at the Mark Twain Amphitheater at Injun Joe Campgrounds.

Peggy also had previously worked in factories in East Moline, Ill. In her free time, Peggy enjoyed gardening and reading her Bible.

Peggy was a member of the First Baptist Church of New London, Mo.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of New London or Beth Haven Nursing Home, in care of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com