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Peggy Evelyn Speagle LaFon

October 1, 1938 November 24, 2018
Peggy Evelyn Speagle LaFon
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Obituary for Peggy Evelyn Speagle LaFon

Peggy Evelyn Speagle LaFon, age 80, of Newton passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Born October 1, 1938 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Ervin and Bonnie Willis Speagle.

Peggy along with her husband Paul owned and operated Conover Cab Stand for many years before she began driving the school bus for Concordia Day School. After many years of driving the bus she went on and worked for Newton-Conover School System in the cafeteria at both Newton-Conover Jr. High and Newton-Conover high School. She ended her career as a security guard for Griffith security.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother: Bobby Keith Speagle, husbands: Granville Mathias Major and Paul Everette LaFon Sr and a grandson, Alan Ray Edmondson.

Left to cherish her memory:
5 Daughters: Susanna L. Josey and husband Walt, Jr. of Maiden, Jaunita Mathis and husband Gene of Newton, Delinda M. Chandler and husband Hobb of Catawba, Carolyn Major of Newton and Alesia Cline and husband Mike of Connelly Springs.

2 Sons: Darrell “Keith” Major of Claremont and Paul LaFon, Jr. of Newton

16 Grandchildren

11 Great Grandchildren

She always stood firm for what she believed in. Peggy was one class act and will be missed.

The family will receive friends on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 6:00- 8:00 p.m. at Mt. Anderson Baptist Church in Maiden.

Burke Mortuary & Crematory in Newton is serving the LaFon family.

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6:00 PM 11/30/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/30/2018 8:00:00 PM
Mt. Anderson Baptist Church

4818 South 16 Hwy
Maiden, NC 28650

Mt. Anderson Baptist Church
4818 South 16 Hwy Maiden 28650 NC
United States

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