Peggy Sue Winters passed from this world to her heavenly home on May 23, 2021. Peggy was born in Guymon, Oklahoma on December 3, 1948 and was the third daughter to Guy Wayne Papay and Evelyn Louise Nester Papay. Peggy was raised in Optima, Oklahoma and finished her high school years in Guymon. While in high school Peggy participated in cheerleading, ran track, and lettered in basketball. Peggy attended Panhandle State University achieving several honors, and was Collegiate Coed of the year. While attending college, Peggy was in many beauty pageants, winning first runner up in the Miss Guymon pageant and third runner up to Miss Plainman pageant. Peggy relocated to Texas where she entered the nursing program at Northwest Texas graduating as an R.N. fulfilling her dreams of becoming a nurse. Peggy started her nursing career at lntegris Baptist Medical Center (IBMC) in Oklahoma City. Peggy had a long and successful career at IBMC retiring after 37 years where she worked her way up to Administrative Supervisor for IBMC.
While pursuing her career at IBMC in Oklahoma City, Peggy met the love of her life, Lynn Winters, and they were married on June 2, 1981. Unfortunately, Peggy was not able to have children but with her marriage to Lynn Winters came a son (Stepson) Brandon Winters. Not only did she have a stepson, but she also had the close relationship of her nieces and nephews who were like her own children to her. Lynn and Peggy lived in Edmond, Oklahoma, they were also fortunate to have a lake house where they enjoyed time together with friends and family once they retired. Peggy loved animals, arts and crafts, and shopping with her two sisters and nieces, attending the Affair of the Heart most every year. Peggy loved traveling, gardening, and cooking. Peggy loved Christmas and Fourth of July where she would decorate her house and lake house every year. Her husband often teased her about the neighbors thinking they were like the Griswalds because of the elaborate decorations and lights.
Peggy is survived by her loving husband of nearly 40 years, Lynn Winters; step-son Brandon and wife Linda Winters; grandson Trenton Winters; two sisters, Dianne and husband Jim lee; Kathy and husband Ronny White; nieces, Catherine and husband Mike Martin; Karissa and husband Josh Freeman; nephews, Brent White; Mike and wife Amber Lee; along with numerous extended family and friends. Peggy is preceded in death by her parents Guy Wayne and Evelyn Louise Nester Papay. Praise given because she has no pain and feels the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, resting in His Glory. Funeral services will be Monday, June 14th at 2:00p.m. at Vondel L. Smith Funeral Home, 13125 N MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK.
Graveside services will be June 16th at 1:30 p.m. at Guymon Elmhurst Cemetery under the care of Henson-Novak Funeral Home.
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