Peggy Faulkner Drake, 84, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
A lifelong resident of Buncombe County, she was the daughter of the late Cleo Clinton and Mary Ellen Knighten Faulkner. Peggy was a lifetime member of Bent Creek Baptist Church and a member of the Young At Heart Sunday School Class. She was a retired 25 year employee of BASF as a supervisor in the non-woven lab.
Peggy is survived by three daughters, Kathy Matthews (Bruce) of Asheville, Peggy Navey (Eddie) of Charlotte and Pat Crisp (Dale) of Candler; two sons, Steve Drake (Michelle) of Canton and Butch Drake (Ginger) of Shelby. She also is survived by three sisters, Marjorie Stevens (Paul), Mary Duck (P.J.) and Linda Stewart (Ray); two brothers, Bruce Faulkner and Jack Faulkner (Ethel) as well as nine grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, June 9, at Bent Creek Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends for two hours prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to CarePartners Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville NC 28813.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.