Peggy Jo Drain, age 60, went home to her family on January 15, 2015.  She was born in Ely, Nevada on October 19, 1954 to Leo and Mary Burkhart.

Peggy was a 1972 graduate of White Pine High School, and a 2012 graduate of Great Basin College.   She was a long time supporter and member of Girl Scouts, and Boy Scouts, as well Rainbow Scouts and Eastern Star.  Peggy did all she could to create a positive impact through her life.

Peggy is survived by her husband, Mark of McGill and children, Eric (Lisa) Lawrence of Ely, Lauren Yourdon of Everett, WA, Robert Drain of Ely, and Josef Drain of McGill, and granddaughter, Brennan of Everett, WA.

She is preceded in death by her parents, and brother, Leland Burkhart.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10 A.M. at the Ely United Methodist Church.  At the request of the family, those attending are asked to come in bright, happy colors! Those who arrive in black attire will be provided with colored accessories.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to:

Hospice Helping Hands, 1580 Murry St., Ely, NV 89301; ICS Program c/o Michael McMeel, 180 Bill Rd., New Tazwell, TN 37825; McGill Elementary Library c/o Cathy Beckwith, PO Box 1296, McGill, NV 89318.Peggy Drain1