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Peggy Jorene Newby Peden

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Saturday, April 13, 2013
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 10:00
Altamesa Church
Memorials may be made to: 
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, in lieu of flowers. However, flowers may be sent to the church.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Jorene was born in Paradise to Gertie Rhoten Newby and Cody Newby. Jorene and her sister, Janell, grew up on the family farm until the family moved to Fort Worth in 1937.
She was a 1949 graduate of Polytechnic High School. She attended the University of North Texas, majoring in biology. Jorene married Jerry Peden in 1950. They were married for 27 years and had two children. Jorene began her career as a secretary for the Fort Worth and Denver Railroad and retired from the Union Pacific as an operations manager. She participated in the Railway Business Women's organization and she was an active member of Altamesa Church of Christ. Mother's four passions in her retirement years were watching her granddaughter, Kara Beth, grow into a fine young woman, crafting and molding her house into her home. Next she enjoyed helping those who needed assistance through the later years of their life, and last but not least she enjoyed running around with all of her girlfriends on road trips, to lunch or the lake.
Survivors: Jorene is survived by her son, Bret Peden; daughter, Annette Boyd; granddaughter, Kara Beth Boyd; niece, Judy McDonald; nephew, Gary McDonald; brother-in-law, Michael Peden; and several nephews and cousins.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

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