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Mrs. Peggy Griffin Shepherd, 91, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2022, at Hock Family Pavilion.
Mrs. Shepherd was born March 3, 1931, in Durham, NC to the late Horace and Alma Woods Griffin. Mrs. Shepherd worked many years as a bookkeeper in the food processing industry. She loved spending time with her family, traveling and reading. She was a member of Plainview Baptist Church and the Redwood Ruritan Club. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother and friend.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, John Thomas Shepherd and a sister, Norma Stallings.
Peggy is survived by her sons; Tommy Shepherd, Billy Shepherd, and Mark Shepherd and wife Heaven, all of Durham; daughter, Donna Smithey and husband Rick of Wilkesboro, NC.; grandchildren, Angela Shumate and husband Mark, Adrian Smithey and wife, Abigail, and Megan Shepherd; great grandchildren, Imogen, Jude, Noah, Scarlett and Fallon.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Shepherd’s memory can be made to Plainveiw Baptist Church at 5200 Cheek Road, Durham, NC 27704, Redwood Ruritan Club, 4803 Cheek Road, Durham, NC 27704 or Duke Home Care and Hospice (Hock Family Pavilion), 4023 N. Roxboro St., Durham, NC Make a Gift to Duke
The family would like to thank the staff at Duke Hock Pavilion for their loving care during Mrs. Shepherd’s stay.
A private service will be held.
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