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Peggy Sue Ballinger, 77

Peggy Sue Ballinger, 77

Peggy Sue Ballinger, 77, of Naples died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Four Season's Elizabeth House.

She was born May 5, 1935, in Greenville, SC, to the late Otis and Helen McDowell. She was the wife of the late John Lewis Ballinger.

Mrs. Ballinger was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by sons Johnnie Ballinger and Ronnie Ballinger both of the home; daughters Myra Praytor and Rebecca (Susie) Lanning and her husband James, all of Naples; six grandchildren: Kelly Lanning Phipps, James Lewis Lanning, Joshua Ballinger, James Ballinger, Amy Butler and Ashley Radcliff; and 13 great grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son James Steven Ballinger and a sister Mary Chalfant.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel. Burial will follow in Shepherd Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service at Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel and other times at the home of the sons.

Memorial donations can be made to the family.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.