HENDERSON — Margaret “Peggy” Pendleton Hunt Williams, 94, formerly of Lakeview Drive, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wake Forest. Born March 31, 1926, in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Cleveland Hunt and Virginia Pendleton Hunt and was the widow of James Leslie Williams Sr.
Mrs. Williams was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church, Henderson. She enjoyed playing bridge and ballroom dancing, and was a charter member of the Shoe and Slipper Club. She loved spending time with family and friends and traveling.
A private graveside funeral will be held Friday at Sunset Gardens by Dr. Ronald S. Cava.
Mrs. Williams is survived by two daughters, Margaret W. Davis and husband, John, of Wake Forest, and Catherine W. Whalen and husband, Jim, of Machias, Maine; two sons, James L. Williams Jr. (Emily) and Daniel K. Williams and wife, Mary Susan, both of Henderson; one sister, Janie Clark of Atlantic Beach; nine grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 75, Henderson, NC 27536.
Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.