Margaret “Peggy” Hughey Duvall, 68, of Russellville, went to be with her Lord Thursday, March 20, 2013 at the Arkansas River Valley Hospice Home in Russellville.
Mrs. Duvall was born September 22, 1944, in Little Rock , the daughter of Margaret and Rife Hughey, Sr. and Nancy Hughey Young. She was a 1962 graduate of Atkins High School and a 1966 graduate of Arkansas Tech University. She was an elementary school teacher for 31 years. She taught in Atkins, Morrilton, and Hope, Arkansas. She touched the lives of countless children. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family especially her grandchildren. She was the organist for the St. Johns United Methodist Church in Hope, and is now a member of Atkins Memorial Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Finis Duvall.
She is survived by a son, John H. Duvall and wife, Nancy, of Russellville; a daughter, Sarah Stroud and her husband, Michael Stroud, of Benton; three grandchildren, Ashley Duvall, Dylan and Kennedy Stroud; a brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Sherry Young, of Atkins; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Atkins Memorial Presbyterian Church with Pastor Jim Hays and Rev. Chad Duvall officiating. Private burial is in Atkins City Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the funeral home .
Honorary Pallbearers are the Berkemeyer girls, Maryanna, Kathleen, Jo, Pat, Susie and Jalia Lingle.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, Ar., 72801, or Atkins Memorial Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 437, Atkins, Ar., 72823.
Online obituary and condolences are available at www.lemleyfuneral.com.