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Wednesday, 30 December 2020 12:43

Peggy Long Gibson Collins

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ROCKINGHAM — Peggy Long Gibson Collins, 84, of Rockingham passed away Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020 at her home.

She was born May 16, 1936 in Richmond County, a daughter of the late Martin M. and Ruth Thrower Long.

Mrs. Collins was a member of Ledbetter United Methodist Church. She graduated from High Point Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1954. She worked at Richmond Memorial Hospital, Moore Regional Hospital, McCain TB Sanatorium, Cameron Morrison Prison and the Richmond County Health Dept.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Elwin S. Gibson, in 2001; and granddaughter, Carlie Voss.

A graveside service will be conducted Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Richmond Co. Memorial Park with the Rev. Lee Griffith and the Rev. Terry Cornelius officiating. Due to COVID-19, please wear mask and continue social distancing.

Surviving are her children, John Martin Gibson and Donna Kay Gibson; stepson, Bryant Voss; grandchildren, Meghan Gibson and Erin Gibson; brothers, Marley Long and M.C. Long: special nephew, Chris Long and wife Kathy; step-grandchildren, Christopher Newson, Cody Voss and Cailyn Chadwick.

A public viewing will be Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020 from 12:30-4 p.m. at Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham. The family will not be present and a limited number of people in the building at a time.

Memorials may be made to Hoffman Rescue Squad, 3373 U.S. 1, Hoffman, NC 28347.

Online condolences may be made at Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham is serving the Collins family.


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