DURHAM – Peggy Hilliard, age 75, died in Durham at Carolina Point, Pruitt Healthcare where she was under Hospice care on 12/30/2019. She was born on 10/5/1944 to the late Homer and Elizabeth Davis.
She graduated as an LPN from the Watts School of Nursing in 1963. She then worked as an LPN and in EKG at Watts and later at Durham Regional Hospitals. Her hobbies included crocheting lovely butterflies, handmaking and then sending notecards, coloring and writing poetry. She loved listening to music and reading. She served as a volunteer at Threshold and was a regular worshipper at Grace Lutheran Church.
Peggy is survived by a cousin, Margaret Neal Taylor and her deceased husband’s son, Vernon Hilliard, Jr, his wife, Susan, grandson, Wesley, granddaughters Ally and Sarah. Peggy was preceded in death by (her husband Vernon Hilliard, Sr).
Graveside services will be held 10:30AM Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Maplewood Cemetery, 1621 Duke University Rd, Durham, NC 27701, with a reception at Grace Lutheran Church, 824 N Buchanan Blvd, Durham, 27701 to follow
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Threshold Clubhouse (thresholdclubhouse.org), National Alliance on Mental Illness www.nami.org or Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church www.gracelutheranchurch.net
The Hilliard family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service. Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com – select obituaries.