Hurt, Peggy Doyle

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Peggy June “MeeMaw” Doyle Hurt, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2009, at her home in Hiwassee, Va. She was preceded in death by her husband, T-SGT, Buddy Taft Hurt; her parents, Goldie Walters and Samuel Doyle; sister, Janice Harris; and a brother, Carl Doyle.

She is survived by her three daughters, Sherry Swift and husband, Woodie, of Salem, Belinda Milam and husband, Richard, of Forest, and Arlene Whitlock and husband, Donald, of Hiwassee; a “special” daughter, Donna Manthey, of Salem; sister, Patricia Walters, of Christiansburg; brothers, James Walters and wife, Marie, of Riner, Clyde Walters and wife, Audrey, of Riner, and Cline Walters and wife, Judy, of Blacksburg; grandchildren, Kevin Hurt and wife, Amy, of Willis, Opal Barnett, of Radford, Andrew Whitlock, of Hiwassee, Lindsay Finch and husband, Derek, of Forest, Sarah Milam, of Forest, Bryan Swift, of Salem, and Rebecca Swift, of Ohio; great-grandchildren, Mason Barnett, William Hurt, and Nathan Hurt; numerous nieces and nephews; and many close friends.

As a military wife she traveled the world and never met a stranger. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, as well as a friend to all who knew her. She will be missed by many.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2009, at the Chapel of John M. Oakey and Son, Salem with Pastor Neil Wood officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 27, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

A special thanks to Francis Kast for being our Mama’s friend and to Joe-Joe for being her constant devoted companion.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Humane Society.