Peggy Blanchard Ferris, a resident of Moore County for over 60 years, died Monday, January 12, 2015, at the age of 96.

 

Visitation will be held Sunday, January 18, 2015 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage, with a service following at 3:30 PM in the funeral home chapel.

 

A native of Wake County, Peggy was a daughter of the late Carlie and Oma Gilchrist Blanchard. She was a

loving wife, mother and grandmother and a loyal friend who expressed a giving spirit to all who knew her.  She worked for many years in retail sales and volunteered countless hours to causes dear to her heart.  Peggy was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Ferris, daughter Ina Faye McLean, six siblings, and one grandson.

 

Peggy is survived by sons Kelly “Jerry” McLean, of Pembroke Pines, Fl., and Michael McLean and wife, Anne, of Sunset Beach, NC; daughters Libby Jackson, of Dahlonega, GA, and Peggy Ruth Edmond and husband, Robert, of Valley Bend, WV; step-daughter Pat Brunault, of South Hadley, MA; 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sandhills Children’s Center, 1280 Central Drive, Southern Pines, NC, 28387.

 

Condolences: PinesFunerals.com

 

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  1. Prayers and thoughts to family of Peggy. Peggy was a beautiful lady who always had a smile on her face and pleasant things to say. I have know Peggy for over 50 yrs. as Mike and I were classmates and best friends and still are. She will be missed by so ma

  2. Thoughts and prayers to Peggy’s family. Peggy was a gracious lady. She was like a mother to me and was loved and cherished. She was loved by many and will be missed by many more.

  3. I was so saddened to hear about Mrs. Peggy’s passing. I have such fond memories of Mrs. Peggy from the Miss Moore County Pageant. What a classy lady! She was the epitome of style and grace. I am so blessed to have known her. She will be deeply missed! My

  4. I was saddened to hear that Peg had moved on to another chapter in her life; not sad for her, but sad for all of you. I know your hearts are hurting, but trust that God will ease your pain and give you comfort. I love each of you so much! – Kenn

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. I tried to go and see her at Christmas but they told me she had had a heart atack and was in the hospital. I have very fond memories of taking my mother to see ‘Emmalee’ which was the name I grew up knowing her. Please know th

  6. I was so saddened to hear about Mrs. Peggy’s passing. What a classy lady! I have very fond memories of Mrs. Peggy through the Miss Moore County Pageant. She was the epitome of style and grace. She will be greatly missed. I am so honored to have known this

  7. CONDOLENCE :

    JERRY, LIB, BUCK, MIKE AND YOUR FAMILYS’

    AUNT PEGGY WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED, MISSED, ADMIRED,

    CHERISHED AND LOVED FOR THE WAY SHE WAS WITH EACH OF

    THE REST OF US ALL..

    LOVE

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