Peggy Ruffner

May 1, 1921October 27, 2012

Peggy Pearl Ruffner 91 years old passed away peacefully in her sleep October 27, 2012 at her daughter's home Bobette and Chris Lawson of Hesperia, California. Peggy was born in Plainville Kansas on May 1st 1921, She loved her 3 children , 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren and everyone else's children unconditionally. She graduated 2nd in her High School class in Coolidge, Arizona. She then went on to Beauty College in San Bernardino County, Ca. She then purchased Village Beauty Salon at 9683 Alder in Fontana, Ca. She eventually changed the name to Peggy's Beauty Salon and continued to work there for the next 40 plus years. Peggy was well known by all as the best Gin Rummy Player who still played and won most games and remained capable even at her older age. Earlier in life Peggy won 2nd place in a Gin Rummy tournament at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, against hundreds of players from all over the country. Peggy's loving thoughts and actions touched someones life daily. Through her good Christian actions she helped many people in only ways she knew how. Please share any and all of your memories on line at Peggy is survived by her 3 children, Peggy & Tom Clark of Pedley, Ca; Tracy and Bobby Rawls of Lake Elsinore Ca; and Bobette and Chris Lawson of Hesperia, Ca. Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Viola and James Thomas of Coolidge, Arizona and Dave Killian. Also her brother Chauncey (Dee) Killian of Coolidge, Arizona her 3 husbands and hundreds of her friends and their families. As our Mom never knew a stranger. Peggy service will be at Green Acres Mortuary on the corner of Cedar and 7th st in Bloomington, Ca, Monday November 5th 2012 with viewing at 10AM and Chapel service at 12PM with graveside prayers to follow. There will be a Celebration Memorial at the American Legion Monday November 5, 2012 at 2PM, 9980 Cedar ave Bloomington, Ca 92316 food will be served.


  • Viewing Monday, November 5, 2012
  • Chapel Service Monday, November 5, 2012

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December 28, 2017

Merry Christmas Mom!

Bobette Lawson

December 27, 2017

Mama another Christmas without you, 6 but seems like alot more! I'm sure everyone thinks about you, but I'm sure i miss you the mostest. I know you sent our girls twins to give us so much love and happiness, especially Ethan for Chris as he deserves every hug that baby gives him and you see how much they love each other . Chloe already has shown us she will be like you and I, as she talks alot and loves everything big or small. I know you love your flowers and all your decorations. Miss you 4 ever Bobette

May 14, 2017

Happy Mothers Day Mama didn't you just love watching all ur grandbabies and their babies with Chrissy and I yesterday. Just like you loved all the babies so did I kiss them and show them the picture albums I made with all our places we have been. Even though they don't have you I will make sure they remember you through me as I have alot of you in me!! We are headed to Yosemite for my 60th and will stay where we took you. I do really miss you everyday but I will see you sooner than later love you the mostest Bobette

May 3, 2017

Well Momma we're here where you loved spending ur birthdays, so wish you could be here in this beautiful new 5th wheel celebrating one more in Palm Springs with us ! It's so comforting knowing your watching all our journeys and knowing we've done most of these same things with you. Funniest memory is I'm always making ice in our rig just like you always did in your trailer, we both refuse to buy it. Love and miss you always Bobette

May 2, 2017

Happy Heavenly 96th Birthday, Mom. Miss you and love you.
Peggy Dale

April 17, 2017

Happy Easter Mama, I hope you and all our Heavenly families are watching over us! We missed you at sunrise service today, did you see the big cross I lit up on the hill. I remember when we hiked up a mountain in Rubidoux for Easter service and you wore that same mink stole that you have on today, nobody looked as good as you in that mink! I sure hope you see how well we are all doing and oh I bet you laugh when we watch the twins and Sophie. Watch over that son of mine when he moves away and keep those four grandbabies safe OK. You were right on as I do miss you so much, even knowing how hard it was to take care of you in your Alzheimer's state, well I would do it all over again and again. We love you the mostess Love Bobette and Chrissy

Peggy Dale

March 9, 2017

I Love and Miss You My Mama!!

May 9, 2016

Happy Mom's Day to you on this 4th year since you've been gone. I know you love your flowers and waxed up headstone. I bet you love how I run all over that place and take care of all the mom's headstones and even Aunt June. I sure hope you're enjoying a peaceful rest cause you were so busy spreading love around down here! Wasn't that nice of one of the 3 girls to leave both of you a rose. It won't be long until our girl has her twins so you watch over her and help her become the bestest mama like you. Love Bobette and Chris

May 1, 2016

HAPPY 95th Birthday Mama I hope your missing us as much as we miss you! I'm pretty sure that pastor was right at that funeral we went to when he said that all of the people in Heaven were looking down and praying for us. That made me feel so good again knowing your watching over us, For sure. Life on earth is definitely challenging and so sad for me without you. But I should know by how blessed we are that you're still helping Chris and I from above. I bet you're loving how we're keeping your memory alive with everyone we talk to about you everyday another great story and you'll always be in ours. Have alot of fun today celebrating with all your friends. We love you our Mama and hopefully be with you again someday .

May 1, 2016

Happy Birthday, Mom. Miss you a bunch and think of you often. heaven is a better place because of you. I hope I go there so I can see you.
I love and miss you, Peggy Dale