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Peggy Sue Rhoades

March 30, 1960 ~ December 14, 2019 (age 59)


CHAMPAIGN, IL-  Peggy Sue Rhoades, 59, of Champaign, IL, passed away at 11:00 PM, Saturday, December 14, 2019 at her home.


Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana, IL, with burial to follow at Bailey Memorial Cemetery, Tolono, IL.  Visitation will be held from 4-7PM, Thursday, December 19, at the funeral home.


Peggy was born March 30, 1960 in Champaign, IL, a daughter of Bill and Helen Thomas.  She married Dwaine Rhoades on November 11, 1997 in Champaign.  He survives.  Also surviving is her mother, Helen of Champaign, two sons, Shannon Valentine(Melissa) of Champaign, and Kevin Valentine of Champaign; 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and a sister, Melissa Lookingbill of Savoy, IL. 


She was preceded in death by her father. 


Peggy attended Urbana schools and worked as a bartender for various veterans organizations.  She was an avid Cubs fan. 


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