Peggy Lou Uphaus
Peggy Lou Uphaus
Graveside services for Peggy Lou Uphaus, 85, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 9, 2023, at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Uphaus passed away at 4:30 a.m., Monday, March 6, 2023, at NHC Healthcare.
She was born October 2, 1937, at West Plains, Missouri, to Roy Edward and Nelma Lela Workman Lashley. She graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1955. She was a cheerleader and was very active in sports. On September 7, 1956, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Gordon Uphaus. Mrs. Uphaus was employed at International Shoe Company for many years.
She is survived by her husband of sixty-six years, Gordon; one son, Ronnie Uphaus and wife, Shelly; one daughter, Terry Julian and husband, Gayle; four grandchildren, Weston and Amanda Julian, Brian and Lacey Uphaus, Paige Julian Robinson, and Jordan and Virginia Uphaus; eight great-grandchildren, Ava, Braxton, Brettly, and Cooper Uphaus, Bristol, Parker, and Evie Robinson, and Kallie Julian; one sister, Judy Horn; one brother, Gary Lashley and wife, Jo; one brother-in-law, David Welch; and two sisters-in-law, Emma Lou Lashley and Shirley Cochran.
Her parents, in-laws, Floyd and Evelyn Uphaus, two brothers, Carl and Jim Lashley, one sister, Debbie Welch, one sister-in-law, Sharon Lashley, two brothers-in-law, CW Horn and Russell Cochran, and one grandson, Johnny Robinson, preceded her in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775.
March 7, 2023 @ 5:04 pm
It was an honor take care of her and Gordon too, she will be missed. Thank yiu for opportunity to care for her.
March 7, 2023 @ 5:44 pm
Gordon, Ron, Terry, your family has always been special to me. So many great childhood memories. My thoughts are with you at this time and please know that you guys will always have a respected place in my heart. God bless.
March 8, 2023 @ 9:36 am
Sincere condolences to all of you.
March 8, 2023 @ 9:12 pm
Gordon & Uphaus Families and Lashley Families,
Our Deepest Sympathy to all of you on the passing of Peggy. My parents and us extend our condolences to all of you. My Dad was a classmate of Peggy’s. I have wonderful memories of her coming to visit her parents on Renfrow and seeing her smiling face plus saying Hi every time she saw me. She was a wonderful caring individual and will be missed. Wonderful memories of her by our family. During this time may God comfort, encourage, strengthen, and give all of you peace. May God bless all of you.
In Christian Love,
Tim, Amber(Cozort), and Corby Redburn
Tammy Willard Barnes
March 8, 2023 @ 10:47 pm
Ronnie, I am so sorry for your loss.
March 13, 2023 @ 4:17 pm
Sorry for your family
Noble and Donna Fox Newberry
March 13, 2023 @ 8:42 pm
Ronnie, my condolences to you and your family at this difficult time. It is so hard losing a parent. Thoughts and prayers for comfort.