Lorena L. “Peggy” Florey 73 of Beecher City, IL, passed away at 11:30 PM Wednesday April 27, 2011 in Lakeland Health Care Center in Effingham, IL.

Peggy was born Nov. 30, 1937 at Detroit, MI the daughter of John L. and Cora L. Lawrence Florey.

Most recently, she was employed as a cashier at Martin’s IGA in Effingham. Formerly, she was employed as a bookkeeper at Sloan’s John Deere Dealership (formerly Erb Equipment Co) at Effingham, Dowler Equipment Co., Shelbyville, IL, State Farm Insurance Co. in Bloomington, IL and L&S Bate Company at Bradley, IL.

Peggy was affiliated with the Holland Church and was a talented bowler.

Surviving are brothers and sisters: Connie Stewart and husband Leonard of Beecher City, Jerry Florey and wife Margie of Cowden, IL, Joanne Walls of Beecher City, Ronnie Florey and wife Lucille of Beecher City and Judy Kuhlman of Mason, IL; fourteen nieces and nephews, several great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews and sister-in-law Barbara Florey of Shumway, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Robert Florey, sister Betty Ricketts, brothers-in-law: Wilbur Ricketts, John Kuhlman and Terry Walls.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday April 30, 2011 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Beecher City.Visitation will be from 11:30AM until time of the service on Saturday.Rev. Paul Bauer will officiate.Burial will be in Hubbartt Cemetery at Beecher City.Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society. On line condolences may be directed to the family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com