Funeral service for Ms. Peggy Armstrong Durham will be conducted at 11am, Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Wright’s Cemetery.
Peggy was born on January 8, 1934 in McBurg, TN to the late Allen and Sammie Haislip Armstrong. She was a lifelong member of McBurg United Methodist Church and was an active member of the Son-Shine Girls. She worked as a seamstress for Serbin and Blue Ridge Shirt Manufacturing, was a quality inspector for Eagle Snacks, and after retirement she worked for Walmart deli. Ms. Durham was an avid quilter, loved to crochet, and was an active member of The Home Demonstration Club. Ms. Peggy lived with her daughter in North Carolina before moving to the Citadel in nearby Mooresville, where she passed away on May 10, 2021 at age 87.
Ms. Peggy lived in North Carolina with and near her daughter over the past 2.5 years. Survivors include her daughter, Lisa Leigh Durham Beatty and her husband Stephen of Statesville, NC; Grandson, Marcus Beatty of Statesville, NC; and two nieces. In addition to her parents Ms. Durham was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Merlon Durham, and a brother, Howard Armstrong. Ms. Peggy also had two God-grandchildren Anthony and Tiffany.
Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM until 8 PM on Friday, May 14, 2021. Memorials may be made to the Multi County Cancer Support Network, C/O Cary Sullivan, P.O. Box 470, Fayetteville, TN 37334.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ms. Peggy Armstrong Durham.