Sunset Funeral Home
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Peggy Carrol Smithhart

March 5, 1940 - April 20, 2020


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    Charlotte Schultz says

    Peggy’s passing just seems so unreal due to corona 19 virus and all the rules. This is a time you need those hugs. So sorry, gonna miss her. Love and prayers to everyone.

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    Rhonda Harper says

    My deepest sympathy for the family. ❤️🙏

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    Dian Smithhart Dardeen says

    My deepest sympathies to the family. Losing a loved one is never easy to say goodbye. Hold your memories in your heart and remember her, it helps ease the sorrow. May God comfort you all and give you peace.

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    Anita (Lancaster) Jones says

    I am so sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. It is very difficult losing loved ones, especially your parent.
    What we need to remember is that they are never truly gone so long as we hold their memories close to our hearts. I pray that God will give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.
    Love and prayers to you and your family.

    Anita (Lancaster)Jones

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Peggy Carrol Smithhart, 80, passed away on April 20, 2020. She was born on March 5, 1940 to John and Edna Claspell in Evansville, Indiana.

Peggy loved being outdoors and working in the garden. She enjoyed playing bingo and bowling. Peggy was a great cook and was famous for her potato salad. Above all else, she loved spending time with her family and friends.

Peggy is survived by her children Carol (John) Baker, Chris Smithhart, Judy (John) Medcalf, Jeff Smithhart, and Terry Smithhart; her grandchildren Amanda (James) Meuth, Justina (Brian) McDaniel, Jennifer Claspell, Ashley Schaefer, Jeffrey England, Darby Baker, and Paul Smithhart; her great-grandchildren Aryanna Barnes, Braxton McDaniel, and one on the way; her siblings Donald (Juanita) Claspell and Nancy (Don) Boaeterman; and many loving nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

Peggy was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years Paul “Sonny” Smithhart; her parents; her siblings Margie (Eugene) Knowels, Bonita (Bill) Weisman, Betty (Alfred) Smith, Buddy (Patricia) Claspell, and John Claspell; and her friend Linda Hadley.

Due to the current pandemic, services for Peggy will be held at a later date.

A very special thank you to granddaughter Jennifer Claspell for taking Peggy in and caring for her.