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Peggy Darlene Cox Riley

d. May 26, 2017

Peggy Darlene Cox Riley

Peggy Darlene Cox Riley, 89 of Payne passed away May 26, 2017 at Vancrest of Convoy.

She was born in Paulding County on Sept 26, 1927 a daughter of the late Cecil & Edith (Huston) Zartman.

She was a member of Payne Church of Christ & would be remembered by many from the Open Door Restaurant in Payne

Darlene will be sadly missed by her children, Mike (Nedra) Cox & Jack (Renee) Cox; sister, Velma Dinger all of Payne; 5 grandchildren, Chelsea McGarvey, Kristin Mahler, Lindsay Yoder, Jessica Ray & David Cox & 13 great grandchildren.

On Aug. 4, 1946 Darlene married Murlin Cox who passed away Sept. 15, 1983. She was then united in marriage on June 15, 1990 to Paul Riley who died Sept. 11, 1996.

She will be laid to rest privately at Wiltsie Cemetery.

Memorials are to Payne Church of Christ, PO Box 373, Payne, Ohio 45880

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