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Peggy Ruth McReynolds Roberts

May 7, 1930 — September 24, 2020

Abingdon, VA – Peggy Ruth McReynolds Roberts, age 90, passed on Thursday, September 24, 2020, in Johnston Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Roberts was a graduate of Cleveland High School and of the Baptist Faith. She moved to Buchanan County as a young adult and later to Abingdon in 1979.   

She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Roberts, Jr.; parents, Harry and Nannie Dotson McReynolds; son, Randall Roberts; three brothers; and one sister. 

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Lawson and husband Bill Latham of Abingdon, VA; two sons, Bill Roberts of Abingdon, VA and Michael Roberts of Newark, NJ; granddaughter, Rachel Waddell of Johnson City, TN; two sisters, Ruby Fields of Abingdon, VA and Mary Taylor of Warner-Robins, GA; and several nieces and nephews. 

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, September 26, 2020, in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Face masks are required and social distancing practices are to be observed. 

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The family of Peggy Ruth McReynolds Roberts is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.
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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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19415 Lee Hwy, Abingdon, VA 24210

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