Peggie B. Stout
Photo No. 2529
Peggie Bullard Stout, 87, of Beaumont, died November 7, 2021. She was born on August 15, 1934, in Madison County, Texas, to Elma Mae and Grady Bullard.
Peggie's family moved to Freeport, Texas where she graduated from Freeport High School in 1952. She was an excellent student and was part of the student staff that produced the school newspaper. Peggie retired from Entergy Corporation in 1995 after thirty-seven years of service. Entergy was formerly Gulf States Utilities. In 1958 she met R.J. Stout at Gulf States Utilities company where they were both employed. They were married on June 13, 1959, and had one child, Pamela Renee Faulkner.
She worked as a volunteer at Christus Hospitals of Southeast Texas -- St. Elizabeth for over thirty-five years. Peggie was an active Pilot Club member for many years. She was the 1982-1983 president and worked with the Beaumont Central High School Anchor Club, which was sponsored by the Pilot Club. Peggie was also an active member of the Forest Park United Methodist Church and worked in their thrift shop. She was a compassionate person, who was sensitive to the needs of others, and enjoyed writing letters and cards, which were entertaining and thoughtful.
Survivors include her husband, R.J. Stout, Jr; daughter, Pamela Forrest of Madisonville, Texas; granddaughter, Ashley Forrest of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; siblings, Paul Bullard and his wife, Linda of College Station; Perri Cook and her husband, Kenneth of Leesburg, Florida; sister-in-laws, Debbie Bullard (Jerry's wife) of Tomball, Texas; and Shirley Bullard (Pat's wife) of Marble Falls, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Peggie was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; Tabitha, and T.L. Park and Ora and Ruben Bullard; and siblings, Ralph Belton Bullard; Pat Bullard; and Jerry Frank Bullard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Forest Park United Methodist Church, 225 South Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77707.
A gathering of Mrs. Stout's family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m., with her memorial service to follow at 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 19, 2021, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. There will be a reception to follow her service at Forest Park United Methodist Church, 225 South Major Drive, Beaumont. Her cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard's Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard's, Beaumont.