Mary M. Wentworth (Peggy) of Waldport, Ore., passed away Aug. 17, 2010.
Born In Trumann, Sept. 13, 1917, she was 92.
With only grade school education she made her way west to work in the Alameda, Calif., shipyards during World War II.
This led her to her husband, Ted Wentworth, who preceded her in death in 1975.
While raising her family in Oakland, Calif., she was Cub Scout den mother, Campfire Girl leader and "block mom" to numerous children.
She was always there when the kids came home from school.
As a widow with her children grown she joined various ladies organizations proudly becoming Treasurer and President.
She traveled the world, thrilled to have walked where Jesus walked.
She moved to Waldport, Ore., for her final years.
Survivors who celebrate her remarkable life include her son and his wife, Richard and Julie Wentworth of Tracy, Calif.; her daughter and her husband, Catherine and Jack Peterson of Waldport, Ore.; nieces, Helen Marie Betzinger, Barbara Ann Pool; nephew, Bobby Lane Smith, ail of Bee Branch; and nephew, Thomas Wentworth of Lakewood, Colo.
Many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, as well as great-great-grandchildren also survive Mary.
Her special grandson, Dustin Wentworth, was with her as she passed.
At her request, private cremation rites were held through Burns Riverside Chapel Florence Funeral Home with internment to be held at Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park in Hayward, Calif.