Peggy Johnson Sutton, age 84, of 163 Shadowline Drive, Boone, formerly of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the Brian Estates in Boone.

She was born November 11, 1934 in Sugar Grove, a daughter of Grady and Texie Johnson. Peggy was a graduate of Cove Creek High School, and attended business school in Delaware. She married the love of her life, William "Bill" Sutton, who preceded her in death. Peggy worked as a personal bookkeeper for the Dupont family, and was known for being precise and organized. She was an avid reader and did beautiful needlewor.

Peggy is survived by five sisters, Zola J. West, Shirley J. Frierson, Carolyn J. Overholt, all of Sugar Grove, Maxine J. Beaver of Kanapolis, North Carolina, and Kathleen J. Jordan and husband Rober of Charlotte, and two brothers, George Johnson and wife Eula, and Laine Johnson, all of Boone. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Johnson, Mae Heath, and Merle George, and two brothers, Herman Johnson and Bennie Johnson.

Funeral services for Peggy Johnson Sutton will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, May 15, 2019, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Scott Andrews. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery in Valle Crucis.

The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at the funeral home, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alliance Bible Fellowship Building Fund, 1035 NC Highway 105 Bypass, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

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