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November 30, 1934 –  June 28, 2010 Fox:
Peggy Bankhead Fox of Commerce, Texas passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 28, 2010 at Briarcliff Health Center surrounded by her family members. She was born November 30, 1934 in Hunter, Arkansas to John T. Bankhead and Mary Ellen Wilson Bankhead. She married Robert (Bobby) M. Fox in Commerce, Texas on August 20, 1955. Peggy was a longtime resident of Commerce where she graduated from Commerce High School and East Texas State Teachers College. (now A&M Commerce) She spent many hours supporting both the C.I.S.D. and University. She spent cherished years working at Commerce Elementary School with Harriet Williams and was extremely proud of her Gold Blazer award she received from the University for the many years of service given to the University. Peggy not only loved her schools but her community was also in her mind. The former Miss Commerce spent countless hours serving on different committees and just being a part of Commerce. Peggy is survived by sons Mel Fox and Kevin Fox and wife Donna; brothers Jerry and Charles Bankhead; sister Mary Lou Reed. Many nieces and nephews along with numerous cousins whom she felt as if they were her own were left as well. She is preceded in death by her husband Bobby Fox, her parents, and one brother Billy Bankhead. Services will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Commerce, Texas Thursday, July 1, 2010 at 10:30 A.M. with Rev. Aleze Fulbright officiating. Pallbearers will be Sam McCord, Michael McCord, Rex Fox, Gregg Bankhead, Philip Bankhead, and Tory Baldwin. Burial will be at 3:00 P.M. at Morrow Cemetery in Ola, Texas (outside of Kaufman) Visitation will be held at R.W. Owens and Son Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 from 6:30 till 8:00 P.M. The Fox family ask that donations be made to the Commerce Elementary Library or any department of A&M Commerce. Special thank you to the staff of Briarcliff Health Center and American Hospice for all the kindness and care shown to Peggy during her final time with us.