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Margaret I. "Peggy" Moore, 77, of East Alton, Ill., died on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at her residence in Cottage Hills. She was born April 27, 1945, in Carlinville to Harold Yemm and E. Marie (Blevins) Brewer. She married William Moore on Oct. 5, 1963, in Raymond, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 2014.

She was a retired manager (job service and unemployment) for the State of Illinois.

She is survived by her daughters, Tricia (David Schollmeyer) Moore of Cottage Hills, Elizabeth Moore of St. Louis, Mo .; grandchildren, Chelsey, Kierstan, Jordyn, Jenna, Tristan; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Paul (Glenda) Maguire, Perry (Ann) Maguire, Dan (Carol) Maguire; sisters, Pam (Duane) Hall, Diana (Jerry Cloninger) Hendrickson. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Phil Maguire; and sisters, Patti Maguire and Debra Maguire.

Memorial services were held on Tuesday, July 19, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie with Pastor Steve French officiating. Burial was at Gillespie Cemetery in Gillespie.

Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society. Condolences may be left at


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