Ms. Peggy Lewis of Greenville, N.C. entered into eternal rest surrounded by family at her home on November 15, 2020.
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Peggy Farmer Lewis was born July 5, 1936. She was adopted as a child to the union of Coy Edward Farmer and Ruth Dixon Farmer in Farmville, NC. She departed her earthly life on November 15, 2020.
She was preceded in death by two daughters, Tany D. Farmer and Glenda “D.B.” Washington.
Peggy accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior at an early age and was united with Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where served in the Traveling Choir and the Senior Choir. Peggy let her “light so shine before mankind that they could see her good works and glorify her Father, Who is in heaven.”
Peggy received her formal education at Theodore Roosevelt High School in New York and Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, VA. She furthered her education at Pitt Community College in Winterville, NC.
Peggy worked as a night club singer at Goodson’s in New York, a bartender, a Nursing Assistant at Jacobi Medical Center in New York and at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in the ICU Unit. Peggy also worked as a secretary for IGA storage and ended her career by retiring as a Teacher’s Assistant with Pitt County Schools where she worked with the severe and profoundly disabled students and in the After-School Program.
Peggy volunteered for several organizations, but her greatest love was volunteering at JH Rose High School in whatever capacity was needed. She served as JH Rose ROTC Booster Club President. You could always find Peggy at various events cheering on the teams and encouraging the students.
Her hobbies included a broad range of areas such as:singing, baking, cooking, arts & crafts, sewing, knitting, gardening, and most of all, she loved being with her family!
Peggy leaves to cherish her loving memories: two sons, Kem Farmer and beloved daughter-in-law, Rosalinda Robles of Bronx, NY; an adopted son, Samuel Walker,Jr., and wife, Cotina Walker of Greenville, NC; two daughters, Dániel Farmer and Tamar Lee , both of Greenville, NC; one sister, Sheron Grant of Portland, OR; seven grandchildren: Tamika Farmer, Peggy Washington, David Washington, Onecia Lee, TizaFarmer, Kim Farmer and Kyla Lang; eight great-grandchildren: Amar Ellies, Michaela Farmer, Jaylin Washington, Keylan Lee, Elijah Bell, Kali Scurry, Kailani Scurry and Noah Rouse; two great-great grandchildren, Ashton Ellies and Dillyn Rivera; and alife-long friend and sister, Freida Hoyett of Bronx, NY.
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