First Posted: 3/6/2009
GERMANTON Mrs. Peggi Lou Hemrick, 72, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2009, at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born May 1, 1936, in Ray County, Mo. Mrs. Hemrick was of the Baptist faith, and she enjoyed crossword puzzles, sewing and reading classic westerns. She also collected hummingbirds and angels. Mrs. Hemrick was a loving wife and mother and will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Olen Holder of Richmond, Mo. Surviving are her husband of 50 years, Charles Chuck Hemrick; her son, Kevin and wife Laura Hemrick of King; her daughter, Karen Hemrick and her friend, Penny Montgomery, both of King; one brother, Norman and wife Carol Rash of Warsaw, Mo.; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Bobbie J. Phillips of Charlotte. At Mrs. Hemricks request, there will be a private memorial service for the immediate family. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorials please be made to The American Red Cross, 690 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27106-5311. Hayworth-Miller Rural Hall Chapel is serving the family.