In Memory of

Peggy M. Barkley

July 25, 1932 - December 25, 2019
From: Gowrie, IA | Originally: Gowrie, IA


GOWRIE – Peggy M. Barkley, 87, passed away Wednesday December 25, 2019 at Paula J. Baber Hospice Home, Fort Dodge.  Funeral services will be 10:30 am Monday December 30, 2019 at United Methodist Church, Gowrie with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating.  Burial will be in Gowrie Township Cemetery.  Visitation will be 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Sunday December 29, 2019 at Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie.

Survived by husband Lyle Barkley- Gowrie, daughter Ann (Patrick) Cunningham- Paton, sons Tom (Sara) Barkley- West Des Moines, Bill (Anne) Barkley- Fort Dodge, grandchildren Matthew (Sara) Cunningham, Katherine (David) Palmer, Maureen (Philip) Jacoby, Kimberly (Christopher) Joliet, Heath (Mandy) Barkley, Leslie (Brian) Washington, Mandie (Tyler) Jordison, Keegan (Katie Haines) Barkley, Amy (Wesley) Castro, Cale (Kenzie) Barkley, seventeen great-grandchildren, one great-great grandson.

Preceding her in death were parents William and Viola (Arbuckle) Miller and brother Robert Miller.

Peggy M. Miller was born July 25, 1932 at Bristol Township-Greene County and graduated from Gowrie High School in 1950.  Peggy was united in marriage with Lyle Barkley on February 4, 1951, at the United Methodist Church, Gowrie.  They were the first couple married in the present church in the basement. 

They farmed in the Gowrie area and Peggy later was the Head Cook at the Elementary School in Callender.  She was a member of the United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary and past member of the Order of the Eastern Star. 

Memorials at family discretion. 

Condolences

Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 8:04 AM
“Lyle and family, Our sympathy and prayers to all of your family. Peggy was a wonderful person. She will be missed.”
- Judy and Ron Warrick

Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 8:04 AM
“We express our sympathy to all of Peggy's family for the loss of a wonderful lady.”
- Judy and Ron Warrick

Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 8:04 AM
“We express our sympathy to all of Peggy's family for
the loss of a wonderful lady.”
- Judy and Ron Warrick

Friday, December 27, 2019 at 9:04 AM
“Our deepest condolences to the entire Barkley family. Peggy was a very sweet lady and will be deeply missed by everyone whose life she touched.”
- Teri and Nick Harvey

Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 8:53 PM
“Our thoughts and prayers to Lyle and family. ”
- Tj and Ronna Studyvin

Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 3:44 PM
“We are sorry for your loss. Her life was well-lived with purpose for her church and family.
- Andrea and Gary Kuhn

Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 3:44 PM
“We are sorry to learn of Peggy's passing. She will definitely be missed in our community.”
- Mary Patterson

Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 8:55 AM
“Our deepest felt condolences to Tom and your entire family. We have you and your Mom in our prayers. These are difficult times but God will provide your strength and you have all the great memories that you will Carrie with you for ever.
Our deepest sympathy
David Isabel and Family ”
- David Fiala


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