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Peggy Wheeler Mitchell – Wake Forest Obituary

Peggy Wheeler Mitchell

Aug 14, 1933 – Mar 3, 2017

Peggy Wheeler Mitchell

Peggy Wheeler passed away on March 3, 2017 at the age of 83. Peggy was born in Granville County August 14, 1933 to the late Harry Wheeler and Lora Oneal Wheeler. She was the widow of her late husband of 54 years Harold Lee Mitchell.

She was a graduate of Wilton High School in 1951 where she served as the Salutatorian of her class. Peggy worked as office clerk for Burlington Industries before joining her husband at their business Mitchell Super Market and Western Wear.

After she and her husband retired Peggy became a volunteer at Wilton Elementary school for 15 years where she really enjoyed working with the children and teachers. Served as a longtime member of Mt. Carmel Christina Church where she held many positions such as Choir Director, Pianist and Sunday School Teacher. She was also a member of the Brassfield Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary where she enjoyed the fundraisers and serving her community with her neighbors.

A funeral service will be held at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon March 6, 2017 at the Mt. Carmel Christian Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Peggy is survived by her son Larry Mitchell and wife Eden, one daughter Karen Mitchell Blackley and husband Robert. Three Grandchildren Jessica Mitchell Wilkins and husband Holden, Jennifer Mitchell High and husband Michael and Grandson Mitchell Blackley. Three Great- Grandchildren Kassity Wilkins, Gracie High, and Chesley Wilkins. A cousin that was like a son Shane Mitchell wife Amy children Nicholas and Alydia. Sister-in-law’s Lucille Gooch and Frances Hudson.
Special Thanks to Nanny’s “God Sent Angels” her caretakers: Ruby Hesler, Karen Tucker, Pam Jackson, and Diane Shadrach.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to:
Duke HomeCare & Hospice
Office of Development/ 4321 Medical Park Drive, Suite 101 Durham, NC 27704
Mt. Carmel Christian Church – c/o Claire Parham Treasurer 5536 Antioch Rd, Oxford N.C. 27565.

Friends may visit with the family from 12:30 – 2:00 Monday afternoon prior to the service at the church.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest, NC (919-556-5811)

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