Mrs. Peggy Louise Stout, 89, of Lebanon, went home to be with the Lord Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon.

Peggy was born Jul. 11, 1933, in Thorntown, a daughter of the late Edgar and Esther (Horton) McDonald. She married Emil Hollingsworth on Jun. 28, 1953, and he preceded her in death Apr. 20, 1965. Peggy then was married to James W. Stout on Mar. 11, 1968, and he preceded her in death Dec. 29, 1984.

Peggy had worked as a clerk for 23 years, beginning with Stewart Warner, then the Lebanon Utilities, the City of Lebanon, and Statesman Insurance Company, retiring in 1994. Peggy was a member of the New Brunswick Church of Christ, the Phi Chi Epsilon Sorority, the Ladies Elks, and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Peggy enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, and going to spend time with her friends at the Elks.

Survivors include her sons, Terry (Cheryl) Hollingsworth of Lebanon, Tim Hollingsworth of Lebanon and Todd Hollingsworth of Carmel; three grandsons; five step-grandchildren; one great grandson and one great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by step-children, Susan Rush, Doug Stout and Kendall Stout.

Family and friends will gather Saturday, January 28 for visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 p.m. in the Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon Street, Lebanon. Peggy will be laid to rest beside her late husband, Emil Hollingsworth, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Lebanon Elks Lodge.

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