Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


April 10, 2013

Peggy Jo Burkhalter Drain

Corsicana —

Mrs. Peggy Jo Burkhalter Drain, age 67, of Chatfield passed away at Navarro Regional Hospital in Corsicana on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. She was born Aug. 27, 1945 in Bay City, Texas to Wayne Turner Burkhalter and Anne Joanne “Bobbie” Sherrer Burkhalter.

Peggy graduated Ennis High School. She was married to the late Robert Drain for over 50 years. She was best known for her custom framing and oil painting that she produced in her shop, The Studio, in Corsicana for more than 25 years. Peggy loved collecting horses (live not glass) and loved spending time in her yard working with plants and flowers. She deeply loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them after her retirement.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Robert, and son, Brian Drain.

Peggy is survived by her sons; Eric Drain and wife, Tonia of Chatfield, and Jason Drain and wife, Misty of Blooming Grove; her daughter–in-law Andrea Drain of Chatfield: grandchildren; Brittnie Heard and husband, Dustin of Blanchard, Okla.; Roclan Drain, Halee McCoy, Mackenzie Drain all of Chatfield; and Collin Drain, Taylor Drain, and Tanner Drain all of Blooming Grove. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren; Jaxson and Rowan Heard of Blanchard, Okla. Peggy is also survived by her sisters; Sherry Bancroft, Janet Wilson and Judy Jones.   

 A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013 at Corley Funeral Home Chapel in Corsicana with Bro. Grady Cashion officiating.  

An online guestbook is available at by selecting the Peggy Jo Drain obituary.


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