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Peggy Barrows Hicks 94, of Whispering Pines, NC and formerly of Middleville and Grand Rapids, Michigan, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016.
Memorial service will be held 4 PM, Monday, November 28, 2016 at Eureka Presbyterian Church.   The family will receive friends following the service.   Burial will be in Amherst, VA.
She was born in Flint Michigan to the late Carroll J. and Mabel Barrows.  Peggy was preceded in death by husband: James H. Hicks; sister: Marge McLay; brothers: Tom and Bob Barrows.
Peggy is survived by son: James “Jamie” Hicks, of Whispering Pines; daughter: Ann Marie Rogers, of Gainesville, Fl.
Peggy was a member of the Sandhills Extension Homemakers Club for many years, serving as President and receiving the Outstanding Extension Homemaker Award. She was co-chair of the Hostesses for “Kitchens and Moore” whose profits served Youth Development Programs. She served on the Village of Whispering Pines “Adopt a Highway” committee and as a civic leader, worked the voting polls.  The Whispering Pines Thrift store was one of her passions, holding every office and working in this project for 25 years.
Peggy was an artist and participated in art shows through the Moore Arts Council and was a member of the Artist League of the Sandhills, Inc.
During her years in Michigan she was active with Girl scouts for 25 years and at one time involved in 3 troops. She directed a Girl Scout Day Camp for many years.
Peggy loved golf and was  member of Whispering Pines Country Club after she and her husband moved to North Carolina.  She also was an avid bridge player.
In lieu of flowers memorials maybe made to Eureka Presbyterian Church, 2155 Farm Life School Road, Carthage, NC 28327 or Whispering Pines Thrift Shop 3199 Vass Carthage Road, Carthage, NC 28327.
Powell Funeral Home is serving the Hicks family.
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