May 25, 1929 - December 30, 2016
Peggy Jean Custard, a.k.a. “Gagi” to her Grandchildren, was called to meet her Lord on December 30, 2016. She passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Carrollton, Texas.
Peggy was born May 25, 1929 in Liberty Hill, Texas to Nannie B Starnes Jones and Arthur Ewell Jones. She was 1 of 7 children and the oldest daughter of the 3 girls and 4 boys. She and her siblings were raised in Waco, Texas at the Methodist Children’s Home. While still at the home and working there she went on to receive her Masters from Baylor University and began her teaching career in 1954.
On July 29, 1955, she married Herman Cecil Custard, Jr. from Cleburne, Texas and went on to have three children. In September 1962, they moved to Dallas, Texas and she continued to teach and retired from Akiba Academy in 1996. From then on it was all Grandkids time for her.
She is survived by her daughter Mary Calen Custard-McAdams, son Herman Cecil Custard III and wife Debbie, and son Christopher Martin Custard and wife Karen. Grandchildren Scott Luce, Brian Luce, Brennan Custard, Eulalia Jean DeShong and Tyler Scoggin. Brother Johnny Jones and sister Molly Scholbe.
She is proceeded in death by her husband, Herman Custard Jr, grandson H Connor Ellis Custard, brother’s Tommy Jones, Walter Jones and Louis J Jones and sister Ann Jones.
The family will be receiving visitors from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.
Funeral Service will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the funeral home. Hugh Huber will be officiating.
Interment will be at 1:30 pm on Thursday, January 5, 2017 following the funeral service at Rosehill Cemetery, 405 Watters
Cleburne, Texas 76031.
Pallbearers will be Scott Luce, Brian Luce, Brennan Custard, Chris Jones and John Tacker.
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