Peggy Lou Butterfield died June 10, 2021 in Purcell at the age of 82 years 6 months 21 days. Services are entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Peggy was born November 20, 1938 in Lexington, Oklahoma to Addison Ulysses and Dolly May (Van Winkle) Lairson. She was raised and attended school in Lexington, Oklahoma. In 1955 she married Grady T. Smith. After they divorced, Peggy married Jim Butterfield in 1993, and were together until his passing in 1998. Peggy worked as a Nurse Aide at Griffin Memorial Hospital, caring for the mentally ill. She loved her job and helping others. Peggy enjoyed gardening, crocheting and playing the guitar.
Peggy is preceded in death by her parents, Addison and Dolly May Lairson; her husband, Jim Butterfield; her son, Claude Wesley Smith; and her granddaughter, Idell Renee Smith. Survivors include her sons; Carl Smith, David Smith; her daughter, Brenda Shahzada; her 8 grandchildren, Justin Smith, Melissa Inglis, Kareem Shahzada, Sarah Shahzada, Tasha Smith, Ricky Shahzada, Carly Smith, Jasmine Shahzada; her 5 great grandchildren, Jackson Smith, Claire Inglis, Joshua Yoho, Paisleigh Yoho, Cohen Inglis; and numerous other relatives and friends.