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Monday, April 18, 2016

Peggy Ann (Cruze) Anthony (April 17, 2016)

Peggy Ann (Cruze) Anthony age 79, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 6:00 A.M. on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at her residence. Peggy was born November 2, 1936 in West Manchester to the late Roy Alvin & Marcella Marie (Niswonger) Cruze.

Peggy is survived by her sons & daughter-in-law, Gregory Leas of Greenville and Robert & Jeanette Leas of Greenville; grandchildren, Alissa Leas, Michael R. Leas, Tyler Leas, Israel Leas and Robert G. Leas; great-grandchildren, Conner Leas, Michael R. Leas Jr., Makayla Leas and Sawyer Leas; brothers, Jim Cruze of Camden and Duane Cruze of Eaton; sister, Janet Stover of Eaton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Peggy was also preceded in death by her husband, Dale Anthony; son, Douglas Leas; brothers, Robert, Richard and David Cruze; and sisters, Joan Cruze, Shirley Marshall and Patty Cressell.

Peggy formerly worked at the Hallmark Shop in Downtown Greenville. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Greenville and the Eaton American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Old Teegarden Cemetery near Ansonia with Pastor Angela Meeks officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com