Margaret Drumwright
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Obituary of Margaret Rogers Drumwright

Maregaret (Peggy) Fenn Rogers Drumwright, departed this life Wednesday, April 23, 2008, in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was born April 12, 1948 to her late parents Elizabeth F. and Benjamin D. Rogers of Norfolk, MA. She was also preceded in death by her loving son, William (Billy) F. England III. Peggy leaves behind many who will miss her smile and laughter; A devoted and caring husband William (Bill) T. Drumright, Jr. of Knoxville, TN; daughter Rebecca (Becky) A. England of Lynchburg, VA; step-son Kenneth (Kenny) W. Drumright and wife Karen and step-son William (Bill) T. Drumright III and wife Amy of Colonial Heights, VA; sister Joanna Scott and son of Sharon, MA; brother Ben Rogers and wife Jean and brother Kimball Rogers, wife Barbara, and family of Norfolk, MA; mother-in-law Willie (Billie) Drumright of Knoxville, TN; sister-in-law Milla Bilbrey and her husband Mickey of Park City, UT; and grandchildren Brittany, Quinton, Zachary, and Blakely Drumright of Colonial Heights, VA. In addition, she is survived by her faithful canine companion for over 18 years, Brandy. Peggy grew up in Norfolk, MA and moved to Lynchburg, VA to attend Lynchburg College where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree. She later attended the University of Virginia where she obtained her Master's degree. Her career with the Lynchburg City School system afforded her the opportunity to teach at R. S. Payne Elementary School and to run the Parent Center which provided help to parents whose children needed additional assistance with early learning. She retired from the School system in 2001. She was an active member of the Girls Scouts and a devoted fan of the Tennessee Volunteers football and Lady Vols basketball. She was also a proud member of the Boston Red Sox baseball nation. The family will receive friends Monday, April 28, 2008, from 5-7 PM at Diuguid Funeral home on Wiggington Road in Lynchburg, VA. A memorial service will follow the visitation at 7 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donation be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association in her name as an honor to her son William England III.A reception for family and friends will follow the service at the funeral home.
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