Peggy Bell

Peggy J. Bell, 70, Villa Grove, passed away at 8:07 a.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019 at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center in Champaign. 

A graveside service was Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Villa Grove Cemetery in Villa Grove, with Isaac Bell officiating. A celebration of life and fellowship dinner was immediately after at the First Christian Church in Villa Grove. 

Peggy was born on Oct. 18, 1948 in Tuscola. She was the daughter of Thomas and Marguerite (Ghere) Utterback. She is survived by her son, Jeremy (Heidi) Bell; two grandchildren, Adalyn and Asher Bell; and one sister, Karen Bell. Peggy was preceded in death by her parents and one sister. 

Peggy and her husband Ron were Foster Parents to more than 17 children over the years they were married. During her time at Eagles View in Rantoul, she enjoyed making wreaths for veterans as a part of the RSVP Project. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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