Peggy Ann Mulkey Koon
Peggy Ann Mulkey Koon
  • November 8, 1922 - December 10, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Peggy Ann Mulkey Koon, age 95, passed away peacefully on December 10, 2017. Peggy was born in Bluefield, West Virginia, on November 8, 1922, to Clarence and Viola Johnson Mulkey. She moved to South Carolina at a young age and later graduated from high school in Easley, South Carolina. While living in Greenville, SC, she met and married John Chancy Koon. They celebrated 64 years of marriage until John's death in 2006.
Despite her visual impairment, Peggy thoroughly enjoyed her bridge clubs, garden clubs, church circles, Women's Clubs, talking books, and especially her dance clubs - along with her weekly shopping adventures with friends.
Peggy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. She is survived by her three daughters - Jackie Koon Bell (Steve) of Greensboro, Lee Koon Blankenhorn (Bruce) of Raleigh, and Pam Koon Rouse of Raleigh; nine grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents, husband, and two brothers.
There will be a private graveside service for the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Attn: Office of the Director, 1291 Taylor Street NW, Washington, DC 20542, or Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle Raleigh, NC 27607.
Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, Saint Mary's St., Raleigh.
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