Peggy J. Burnett
Peggy J. Burnett
VAN WERT, Ohio — Peggy J. Burnett, 61, passed away Sunday evening at her residence in Van Wert.

She was born on Feb. 4, 1958, in Van Wert, the daughter of the late Elmo and Ellen (Shepherd) Carroll. On March 22, 1986, she married William L. Burnett who also preceded her in death on Sept. 14, 2007.

Family survivors include her brother, Eddie Carroll of Van Wert; four sisters, Sue (Larry) Dowler of Van Wert, Colleen Rowland of Middle Point, Nancy (Louis) King of Delphos, and Faye Trinosky of Van Wert; a stepson, William L. “Billy” (Deanna) Burnett Jr. of Spencerville; two stepgrandchildren, Jeremy and Nicholas Burnett; and several nieces and nephews.

Peggy was preceded in death by five brothers, Herschel Eugene Carroll, Kerry Lee Carroll, Barry Lynn Carroll, Jimmie Ray Carroll, and Billy Joe Carroll.

She had worked at Ridgeview Behavioral Hospital, Middle Point.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Venedocia Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 - 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the Van Wert County Humane Society.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at cowanfuneralhome.com.