FRANKLINTON - Lillie (Peggy) McGhee Newton, 83, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2006 in a Henderson hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, Sept. 20) at Merrit’s Chapel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Richard Farmer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Newton was born in Chatham County, the daughter of the late Ernest McGhee and Minnie Williams McGhee. She was a homemaker and the widow of Howard Newton.

Surviving: daughters, Brenda Ferrell and Daisy Abbott, both of Franklinton, and a son, Charlie Newton of Franklinton; eight grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

Arrangements by Franklin Funeral Service and Cremation, 504 E. Mason Street, Franklinton.