The Port Arthur News
Peggy Ann Oliphint, 78, of Orange, Texas, died Thursday, November 22, 2012, at The Meadows Nursing Home.
She was born on December 1, 1933, to Henry and Annie Hanson in Sherrill County, Arkansas.
A private family service will be held in Heber Springs, Arkansas.
She grew up in Arkansas, except for a few years in San Francisco during the War. As valedictorian from Heber Springs High School, she earned a full academic scholarship to the University of Arkansas, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics. Her professions were cake decorating and teaching, but her interests and pursuits included modeling, clothing design, writing, art, and singing. She lived in Arkansas, Colorado, and Nebraska before moving to Texas.
She is survived by her sons Paul Oliphint of Reno, NV, Bryan Oliphint and wife Jamie of Bridge City, granddaughter Aubrey Oliphint of San Francisco, CA, and grandsons Jonathan and Daniel of Bridge City.