Peggy McLaughlin

Peggy McLaughlin

Peggy McLaughlin, 83, of Moravian Falls passed away Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem.

A private family gathering will be held. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. McLaughlin was born July 30, 1937, in Schenetady, N.Y., to Harold Gilmore and Ella Wright Gilmore.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, David Nelson; a sister Jean Ballester; and a granddaughter, Katherine Nelson.

She is survived by her husband, Jim McLaughlin of the home; a daughter, Priscilla McGarvey and husband, James, of Candler; four sons, Sam Nelson and wife, Betsy, of Hilo, Hawaii, Dan Nelson of Tuson, Ariz., Stephen Nelson of Denver, Colo. and Brian Nelson of Denver, Colo.; five grandchildren, Cassandra Ray, Jessica Pierce, Carl Richardson, Cooper Nelson, and Casey Nelson; and one great grandchild, Keegan Ray.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to New Beginnings Ministries, 486 Hollywood Rd., Moravian Falls, N.C., 28654

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