Rita Kay Peyton, 73, of Herod, IL died Friday, April 27, 2018. Rita was born July 22, 1944 in Harrisburg, Illinois to the late Wesley and Hazel (Kaegi) McDermott. Rita worked for ScotLad in Eldorado and later at Family Counseling Center in Golconda. She was a member of the Bethany General Baptist Church in Herod.
She is survived by four children: Andy Wajvoda of IA, Kelly (Rick) Wilson of Eldorado, Robin (Eric) Edmister of Marion, Erin (Dan) Silanskis of Hendersonville, TN; a brother, Allen (Wanda Hohimer) McDermott of Cave-in-Rock; grandchildren, Jessica (Anthony); Hudson, Blake Wajvoda, Britney Wajvoda, Cord Edmister, Ian Edmister, Colin Edmister, Jackson Silanskis, and Madelyn Silanskis; great-grandson, Gabriel Hudson; and longtime friend, Nancy Nelson.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at Rita’s home with Pastor Stan Pennell officiating. A Celebration Gathering will follow at 5:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethany General Baptist Church. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family via the website http://www.colonialterracefuneralhome.com.