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Marguerite Presnall

Marquerite (Peggy) Presnall, 81 passed peacefully in her home in Goree surrounded by her loved ones on Feb. 21, 2020.

Peggy was born June 7, 1938 in Portsmouth, NH to James and Marquerite Watkins. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Dover, NH in 1952. She then went to Cambridge City Hospital University to obtain her nursing degree.

Peggy was a registered nurse for 53 years, both in New Hampshire and then in Texas. Before leaving the cold winters of New Hampshire, she married Bob Presnall, the love of her life. They decided to plant their roots in Texas and were proud Goree residents for the past 48 years.

Peggy was preceded in death by her parents and brothers James Jr. and Thomas.

She is survived by sister Patricia Rowe of Pelhan, NH; husband Bob of Goree; children Michelle Rutledge of Monahans, Jeff Presnall of Muenster, Matt Presnall of Denver, CO and Mitch Presnall of Amarillo; grand children Whitney Rutledge, Courtney Rutledge, Shane Presnall, Hannah Luster and Landon Presnall; and great grandchildren Madilyn and Elizabeth Luster.

Besides drinking coffee with her “Honey” of 59 years, Peggy also had a passion for gardening and sewing. Her yard was filled with colorful flowers and fruitful tomato plants, but some of her biggest smiles were seeing her granddaughters in the dresses she made. Her home was always filled with love and laughter, She will be truly missed.

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