Long-time LaGrange resident and former business owner, Pegge Lindsey Windom, who passed away on Friday, June 17th at West Georgia Hospice after a brief illness.
Pegge graduated from West Point High School in 1970 and attended LaGrange College. She later joined the family Merle Norman Cosmetics business and after undergoing the extensive training program at the corporate home office in Los Angeles, California, and became manager of the LaGrange studio, later assuming ownership.
In 2012 at the national convention in Los Angeles, Pegge was awarded the meritorious gold and diamond-studded service pin for her 40 -year alliance with Merle Norman Cosmetics.
Preceded in death by her parents, Hoyle and Ruby Lindsey of West Point, and her sister, Derri Turner of Dade City, FL, Pegge is survived by her husband, Eddie Windom of LaGrange; two sisters, Danna Alsabrook of Phenix City, AL and Mary Hoyle “Bo” Rosson of Fairview, NC.; a nephew, Coleman Reeves of West Point; two nieces, Holly Calhoun of Pine Mountain, GA and Amy Chichetti of Charlotte, NC; five grand nephews; Mac, Sam and Tate Calhoun, Dylan Reeves and Jake Ratledge and three grand nieces; Lindsey Calhoun, Madison Reeves ,and Emily Chichetti.
Pegge and Eddie enjoyed long camping trips with their pets in their spacious motor coach; exploring new campsites and revisiting old favorites. She was a long-time beach lover and loved to find destinations offering both camping and “beach-combing”. Pensacola was one of their favorite sites. Pegge and Eddie were also avid backyard gardeners; enjoyed hosting impromptu barbecues for neighbors, friends, and family and generously sharing their homegrown vegetables with all.
Visitation will be held at Bluffton Funeral Services in Lanett on Saturday, June 25th from 11:00 to 12:00.
The interment of her ashes at the Lindsey grave site, Marseilles Cemetery in West Point, will follow.
A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Humane Society, the ASPCA, or a favorite charity.