Peggy McLain Lambert, 71, of Statesville, N.C., passed away January 9, 2022, at Iredell Memorial Hospital. She was born October 28, 1950, in Statesville, N.C., the daughter of the late Clyde McLain and Bonnie Sharpe McLain.

Peggy graduated from North Iredell High School in 1969 and followed up her education with classes at Mitchell Community College. She retired after a 47 year career with Kewaunee as Executive Administration Assistant and sold Avon products in her spare time for over 40 years. Peggy was a member of Redemption Baptist Church and was devoted to her family.

Left to cherish her memory are her devoted husband of 52 years, James Ray Lambert; son, Jody Lambert; daughter, Amy Walsh and her husband Brian; grandchildren, Rachel Lambert, Davis Walsh and Ava Walsh; brother, Keith McLain and wife Rhonda; cousin, Connie Patterson; special friends, Lynne Cash and Cindy Freeze; and numerous other loving family and friends.

The family will have a private celebration of life at a later date.

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Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.

6 thoughts on “Peggy McLain Lambert

  1. Mickey Harrington says:

    I worked with her for around 15 years at Kewaunee. She was always very nice to me. Was definitely devoted to her life at home and work. RIP Peggy. My condolences to her family.

  2. Susan Davidson says:

    Dear Lambert family: We are so sorry to hear about Peggy. She was a dear sweet lady who will be deeply missed! You are in our prayers, and may God give you peace and comfort in the days ahead. Bobby, Susan, James and “Liz” Davidson

  3. Very sorry to hear. I worked with Peggy for nearly 19 years. She was always a great person to be around. You have my sincerest condolences. Prayers for you.

  4. Maryanne Freiburger says:

    So sorry to hear of Peggy’s passing. We were co-workers at Kewaunee Scientific Corp for 25 years. She could be serious when necessary, but fun-loving, as well. Sad that her time with family and friends was cut short. My condolences to all of you.

  5. I am so so sorry to hear about Peggy. I graduated with her at North Iredell. Prayers for your family.

  6. Penny Hedrick says:

    Peggy and I graduated from North together. She was a wonderful friend and I send thoughts and prayers to her family and her close friends.

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