Peggy Lee Fairchild, 69, of Waltonville, Illinois passed away at 2:01 A.M. on Thursday April 13, 2017 at her residence. She was born July 20, 1947 in Sparta, Illinois to parents, Gustav and Mildred (Williams) Reuter. Peggy married Ronald Lee Fairchild on August 21, 1965 at Friendship Freewill Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They were blessed with nearly 51 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on July 28, 2016. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Waltonville Freewill Baptist Church in Waltonville, Illinois with Pastor Curtis Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Knob Prairie Cemetery in Waltonville, Illinois. Visitation will be held Friday, April 14, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois. For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Susan G. Komen Foundation and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Newell Funeral Home, 2707 North Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Newell Funeral Home where you may call the Mount Vernon office at (618) 246-0100, the Waltonville office at (618) 279-7272, or visit www.newellfuneralhome.com for further information and to send condolences.