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Peggy Cryner Brown

April 26, 1940 ~ October 31, 2018 (age 78)

Peggy Jean Cryner Brown, 78, of Buies Creek, passed away surrounded by her family on October 31, 2018, after an unexpected illness.

She is survived by her husband, Gerald; her three children Jennifer Joyner (Ken), Jeff (Cristie), and Jay (Tracy); her sisters Penny Kye (Lee) and Patty Stockner; her nephew Joe Brown; and her grandchildren Olivia Joyner and Emmett Brown.

Peggy was born in Winston-Salem, NC, to Frank Arthur and Bernice Alene Cryner.  She graduated from Wake Forest University, where she met Gerald.  After graduation from Wake Forest, she taught school in Winston-Salem and Chapel Hill.  She moved with Gerald to Buies Creek in 1964.  She served as a director of the GED program at the Harnett County Mental Health Clinic and as the director of the Coats Senior Center, and often served as either a substitute teacher and storyteller in the Harnett County School System.

She is remembered for her sweet disposition, her kind heart, and her compassion for others.  She was a loving wife, and she was selfless in her generosity and dedication to her children and grandchildren. 

A funeral service will be conducted at noon Monday, November 5, 2018 at Memorial Baptist Church in Buies Creek. A reception will follow the service in the church fellowship hall. The burial will be private at Lakeside Memorial Gardens in Angier.


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