Mount Vernon News
  • Margaret Pettigrew

  • June 18, 2011

UTICA — Graveside service for Margaret M. Pettigrew, 83, of Utica, will be held Monday, June 20, at 1 p.m. at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley, W.Va.

Margaret died June 16, 2011, at Centerburg Pointe Nursing Home, Centerburg.

She was born May 2, 1928, in Edwight, W.Va., to the late Basil and Ada (Byrd) Christian. She was a member of the Utica United Methodist Church, where she was a choir member for 30 years, member of the Utica Order of Eastern Star. She worked for the J.J. Skinner Co., Miller Co., Utica; and the Company Store, Montcoal, W.Va.

She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Robert Ballengee of Mount Vernon; a sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Jack Skinner of Irving, Texas; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward C. Pettigrew, who passed away Nov. 10, 1994; brothers, Mayberry, Herchel and Elwood Christian; sisters, Caretta Combs, Ruth White, Evelyn Rutledge, Janice Christian and Velma Bloxston.

Friends may call Sunday, Jun 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N Main St., Utica, where an OES service will be held at 7 p.m.

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