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Peggy (Nobles) Richardson

April 30, 1929 ~ September 21, 2022 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Peggy Richardson Obituary

Mrs. Peggy Nobles Richardson, 93, of Clinton, NC died peacefully on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 3:00 pm at First United Methodist Church in Clinton, NC with the Reverend Matt Seals officiating. Burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery. A visitation with family and friends will be held prior to the service, from 1:00-2:30 pm, in the Fellowship Hall of the church.

Born in 1929 in Craven County, Peggy was the daughter of the late Jack Nobles and Ester Newell Nobles. After graduating from high school in Ft. Barnwell, NC, she attended Pineland College in Salemburg, NC. She married Street Richardson in 1950 and they lived a wonderful life together, always enjoying time spent with family and friends.  As a couple, and as parents, they loved camping and traveling throughout the United States with Craig and Tim. They especially had fond memories of trips made with fellow members of the Carolina Telephone Pioneers Camping Club. Peggy spent the last twenty-five years of employment working with the Sampson County Health Department, and upon retirement, continued many years of travel with Street. Peggy was an active member of First United Methodist Church, Clinton Women’s Club and Clinton Garden Club for over sixty years, holding numerous leadership positions in these and other organizations in support of her community.  

In addition to her parents, Peggy was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-three years, Waldron Street Richardson, and her brother, Jack Byrd Nobles.

She is survived by her two sons, Craig Richardson, and wife, Kay of Clinton, Tim Richardson and wife, Vicki of Fayetteville, along with her brother, Tucker Nobles of Louisburg. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Lindsay Matthews and husband, Jake of Clinton, and Taylor Whitley, and husband, Greg of Fayetteville, along with six great-grandchildren, Olivia Matthews, Ava Matthews, Savannah Matthews, Bevan Matthews, Reid Whitley, and Hugh Street Whitley.

Special thanks to Annie Joyner, Dorothy Scrivner-Donis and Jennifer Matthis during Peggy’s final years, as they were her dearly loved caregivers.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 208 Sampson Street, Clinton, NC 28328.  

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September 24, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
FMC Fellowship Hall
208 Sampson St.
Clinton, NC 28328

Celebration of Life
September 24, 2022

3:00 PM
First Methodist Church
208 Sampson St.
Clinton, NC 28328


Clinton Cemetery
414 W. Main Street
Clinton, NC 28328


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