Peggy Jo Russell, 82, of Medford, Ore. passed away March 4, 2022. Her last days were filled with love, surrounded by family and friends. Born on April 9, 1939, in Trenton, N.J., to Luther and Rayma Weibel.
She is survived by her beloved husband Jon of 58 years; loving daughter Kim and son-in-law Robert Lignore; cherished granddaughters, Tessa and Claire Lignore; sisters, Barbara and husband Duane Robinson and Rayma and husband Joseph Scalzo.
She moved around a lot as a child. In her early years, she lived in Clinton and Greenville, Tenn., as well as Raleigh, N.C.. As a junior in high school, she moved west to Hillsborough, Calif., and graduated with honors from Burlingame High School. Little did she know she would spend decades in California, meeting the love of her life, Jon, being a mom, and developing life-long friendships.
She will be deeply missed by everyone she touched throughout her lifetime. Her beautiful smile, classy style, kindness, and caring soul will forever live in the hearts of all who knew her.
A graveside memorial under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at Spring River Cemetery in Verona, where generations of Jon’s family are interred.


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