Peggy (Spring) Ankrum passed away Tuesday (October 10, 2017) at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born June 10, 1938 in Buffalo, OH to the late Albert and Elsie (Hall) Spring. Peggy was a graduate of Buffalo High School and cheerleader for the basketball teams for three years. She loved doing things with her family and annually attending Jamboree in the Hills, Nashville Country Music Fan Fair, and Buffalo Alumni Banquets.

Peggy is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Bill Ankrum, whom she married on June 12, 1960 at Buffalo Methodist Church. She also leaves behind daughters, Sabrae (Randy) Davidson, Pamela (Doug) Hall; son, Kevin Ankrum; granddaughters, Melina (Willie) Holley, Chelsea (Steven) Davenport; one great-granddaughter, Remi Davenport; sisters, Pat Cornett, Judy Crabtree, Linda Voorhies, and brothers, Dave Spring and Bill Hall; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Peggy is preceded in death by her sisters, Nancy Phillips and Janet Rose, and a brother, Jerry Spring.

The family would like give special thanks to her sister, Linda, Annita of Hospice, Dr. Petryk, and all her friends for all their care and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 480, Newark, OH 43058.

A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, OH 43055. Family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service and from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, also at the funeral home. Chaplain Daniel Fullen will officiate. Peggy will be laid to rest at Cedar Hill Cemetery following the services.

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