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Peggy Minshew Keech

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June 17, 1940 — Sept. 9, 2018

KENLY — Peggy Minshew Keech, 78, passed away Sept. 9, 2018.

She was a member of Hickory Cross Gospel Center Church in Kenly.

Peggy is survived by her loving son, Roger Evans, and wife Liliana Evans of LaGrange; brother, the Rev. Van Minshew, and Catherine of Gainsville, Florida, and Othal Minshew of Four Oaks; sister, Linda Sue Toler and H.C. of Kenly; granddaughters, Sommer Barwick and Kenny Fields and Stephanie Evans; great-granddaughters, Mya Evans and Samantha Fields; great-grandsons, Nathan Barwick and Jayden Rodrigo; a lifetime friend, Carl Franklin Collier, and Chris Evans; a special friend, the Rev. Harold Medlin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlton Keech; her loving son, Danny Evans; her father, the Rev. Hileryy Minshew, and mother, Sally Whaley Minshew; brothers, the Rev. Earl Minshew, Ollie Minshew and Steve Minshew; sisters, Viva Parks, Velva Brock and Ruth Crider.

Peggy was employed as a waitress at The Kountry Kitchen in Wilson for 28 years. She loved her employers and her many faithful customers who stood by her. God gave her them and she was grateful for them all. Praise God for them. He used them to help her make a living to raise her two sons. She was a very kind and loving mother and a special person who touched many people’s lives.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the Chapel of Kenly Funeral Service with burial to follow in the Kenly Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to www.kenlyfs.com.