Peggy Jean Wilson McKnight, 80, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022. She was born on April 1, 1941, in Mooresville to the late Albert and Mary Cline Wilson.

Peggy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed camping and spoiling her grandchildren. She was loved by everyone who knew her and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Mary Rose McKnight; and brother, Randy Herron.

She is survived by her loving husband, John “Quinton” McKnight; son, Jeffrey Dean McKnight; sister, Debbie Whitley (Lynn); brothers, Charles Herron and Julies Herron; four grandchildren; five great grandchildren and their parents, John and Pam Haskins; numerous nieces and nephews and extended family.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Prospect Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Rev. David Buck officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 to 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 164 Fairview Road, Mooresville, NC 28117 or Prospect Presbyterian Church, 9425 NC-152 Mooresville, NC 28115.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville is serving the McKnight family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.

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