Peggy Sue Howard, born November 13, 1958. She was born at home in Hyden, Kentucky to the union of the late Edward and Christine Bingham Mills. She lived most of her life in Hyden with the exception of having lived in Newport, KY for a period of time. By occupation, Peggy was a former Captain - Deputy Jailer for the Leslie County Detention Center where she proudly served for many years. She cherished the time employed at the jail. She loved her co-workers, who became friends, as well as the inmates. She loved coffee and cigarettes. In her spare time, Peggy enjoyed chatting with her friends and family on Facebook, as well as playing Farmville and hidden objects. She enjoyed sitting on the porch in the evenings and watching the squirrels play. She appreciated a beautiful sunset and the colors in the sky. Sunday was her favorite day. She called it “The best day of the week”. It was a time for a big dinner and time to spend with her children and grandchildren. Above all, she loved people and being involved in the lives of her family and friends.
Peggy departed this life on Monday, December 06, 2021 at the Mary Breckinridge A.R.H. Hospital. Peggy was 63 years old.
In addition to her parents, Peggy was preceded in death by four brothers, Glen, Eddie, Parker and Carl Mills, one infant brother; two sisters, Helen Couch and Lillie Mae Bundy; step-father, Ishman Jones; special niece, Brandy Marie Brock and special nephew, Paul Roger Howard.
Peggy leaves behind the following relatives, her loving & devoted husband, Alonzo “Bug” Howard of Hyden, KY; one son, Glen Howard of Hyden, KY and one daughter, Misty Howard of Hyden, KY; two brothers, Bige Randel Mills (Bonnie) of London, KY and Eugene Mills (Cassie) of Saul, KY; five cherished grandchildren the Peggy loved very much, Tori Howard, Randel Howard, Devin Howard, Chloe Howard, and Declan Howard. A host of other family and friends also survive.
Celebration of life for Peggy Sue Howard will be held at 2pm – Sunday in the chapel of Wolfe & Sons Funeral Home with Teddy Couch and Eugene “Friday” Roberts officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation from 12 noon until the service hour at 2pm, Sunday at the chapel.
Arrangements are being handled carefully under the direction of Wolfe & Sons Funeral Home.