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Peggy Jean Cheek

d. November 17, 2020

Peggy Jean Murray Cheek, 87, of Greensboro, formally of Siler City, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. Mrs. Cheek was born February 25, 1933 the daughter of Joseph Taft and Addie Irene Smith Murray. Peggy was a member of the West End United Methodist Church. Outside of taking care of her home, she was an Aide at Cross Road Retirement Community. She loved reading, going on trips to the beach and swinging on the porch. She made the best potato salad. Peggy had a great love for her family and they loved being around her as she was a card and was always making people laugh, she had "no filter". She cherished taking care of her family and watching her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother James "Noose" Murray and son in law; Ricky Ledbetter. She is survived by her daughters; Kathy McGowan and husband David of Asheboro, Mary Beth Ledbetter of Vass, Darlene Cheek and Jean Brown both of Greensboro, and son; Joey Cheek and wife Sheila of Crestview, FL, grandchildren; Laura and Brian Cheek, Heather Tilley and husband Daniel, Adrianne Phillips and husband John, Marandi, Elizabeth and Sarah Ledbetter, Lindsay Rossi and husband Brad, and great grandchildren; Preston, Devin, Addie and Beckett. Memorials may be made to Hospice of The Piedmont, Inc., 1803 Westchester Dr., High Point, NC 27262. Mrs. Cheek will Lie in Repose on Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 12:00-5:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. A private graveside service will be on Friday, November 20, 2020 at Oakwood Cemetery, N. Chatham Ave, Siler City with Rev. Jim Whittaker officiating. Smith & Buckner is assisting the Cheek family. Online condolences may be made at
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Lie in Repose at Funeral Home

Thursday, November 19, 2020

12:00 - 5:00 pm

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home

230 N 2nd Ave, Siler City, NC 27344

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