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Peggy S. Busby

July 24, 1929 — April 28, 2023


Peggy Scott Busby, 93, passed away peacefully at her home in Emory, Texas, with her family surrounding her after a long battle with cancer. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, to Leonard Everett Scott, Sr., and Lydia Rebecca Keeling Scott, she was 1 of 8 children. She grew up in Louisiana and Texas, and was a longtime resident of Grand Prairie, Texas for 60 years. She was a hard worker, running the business end of the floor covering shop she shared with her husband until they retired. She loved growing flowers, vegetable gardening, and watching birds. She loved visiting with family, especially hearing them laugh and having a good time. She was a great cook, and everyone loved her famous pralines. She was loved and will be missed by many.

Peggy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 66 years, Horace William Busby; her brothers Leonard Everett Scott Jr., Milton Scott, and William Walter Scott; her sisters Helen Scott White and Anita Scott Toups. She is survived by her 4 daughters, Rebecca Ann Busby (John Stephen) Minnis; Jackie Marie Busby Paduch; Paula Jane Busby (Cameron) Tapley; and Cynthia Gail Busby (David) White; sister Nancy Jane Scott Weir; and brother Bobby Gene Scott; grandchildren Samantha Minnis (Cody) Montoya, Ian (Julie)  Minnis, Andrea Paduch (Jerry) Wilbanks, Holly Zemens (Jeff) Stewart, Mark Zemens (Casey), Ryan (Michal) Tapley, Ethan Tapley, Kelsey White (Spencer) Crouch, and Cody White; and many loved great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  


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