Margaret Ellen “Peg” Napper, 71, of Gallipolis, passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. She was born on April 17, 1950, in St. Paul, Minnesota, daughter of the late Kenneth L. Napper, Sr. and Evelyn Beuchner Napper. A Christian by faith, Peg attended the Gallipolis Christian Church. She was a very caring and loving person who regularly cooked for and delivered food to the homeless. She greatly enjoyed reading, participating in church activities, and spending time with her family and friends. A continually active lady, Peg was a past member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Post 476, Wilkesville; past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star; past president of the local Shrine unit in Gallipolis, Ohio; member of the Ladies Oriental Shrine in Columbus, Ohio; and a member of the clown unit for the Shriners. Peg was a much loved and active community member who will be missed by many.
She is survived by her family: brothers, Kenneth (Faith) Napper, and Patrick Napper; sisters, Sharon Perdue, and Patty Sorrell; numerous nieces and nephews who were like children to her; as well as special friends, Donna Craft, Roxanne Tipton, and Chris Moore.
In addition to her parents, Peg was preceded in death by her husband, John Saffles, and sister, Karla Lambert.
A memorial service celebrating Peg’s life will be held Sunday, May 2, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. in the Gallipolis Christian Church, 4486 SR 588, Gallipolis, Ohio, 45631, with Pastor Joe Bowers officiating.
Please visit www.rmwilliamsfuneralservice.com to leave a message of comfort, encouragement, or condolence to the family or to view Peg’s online video tribute.
R.M. Williams Funeral Service, Wellston, is honored to care for the Napper Family.
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