Margaret Mary “Marge” Peery, 87, of Festus died Aug. 6, 2022, at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City. Mrs. Peery was a retired cook with the Festus R-6 School District and a member of Sacred Heart Church in Crystal City, where she was a volunteer with the Adoration Chapel. She was a former Cub Scout den mother and a 20-year volunteer with Jefferson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending time with family, gardening, and having lunch with her card-club friends. Born July 25, 1935, in River Aux Vases, she was the daughter of the late Lorine (Lipp) and Coleman Thomure. She was preceded in death by her husband: Robert Thomas “Bob” Peery.