First Posted: 2/28/2009
Lewisville Mrs. Peggy Blackburn, 69, of Lewisville, passed away peacefully at her home Friday Feb. 27, 2009. She was born in Mount Airy, Dec. 26 193,9 to the late Carl and Minnie Haynes. She met and later married Arnold Blackburn on June 6, 1959, and they shared a wonderful life together. Surviving are Arnold Blackburn, their son Greg and daughter-in-law Kathy, two grand daughters Katie and Kristen of Leesburg, Va., her sister Jackie Pillsworth and her brother Ronald Haynes, her two nephews Jerry Nowlin and Quinn Pillsworth and dearest family friend and great neighbor Betty Tysons. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the many special friends and neighbors and especially thank Dr. Bruce Brasher and Dr. Patricia Zekan and their staff members for their kind support and care during Peggys illness. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in memor y of Peggy to Hospice & Palliative Care Center, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 ph-336-768-3972 or online at www.hospicecarecenter.org.