Peggy Ann McWhirt

Born on 03/22/1931

Departed on 03/19/2017

Resided in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Peggy Ann McWhirt, 85, of Stafford County passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017 at her home.

Mrs. McWhirt was the daughter of the late Joseph and Avis Beagle.  She was a member of Hull’s Memorial Baptist Church and a lifelong resident of Stafford where she owned and operated McWhirt Grocery for 27 years.

She was the loving mother of Barbara M. Cooper, Joseph W. McWhirt and wife Sonya, Linda McWhirt, and Everett McWhirt, Jr. and fiancée Bonnie Seay; grandchildren Brian Cooper, Amy Seiberling and Kesi Sanders; great-grandchildren Alex Bourne, Andrew Bourne, Hunter Sanders, Madison Cooper, Jackson Cooper, Ethan Cooper, Katie Cooper, Aiden Cooper, Sophie Cooper, Abbey Seiberling, Kylie Seiberling, Aubrey Seiberling, Jacob Seiberling and Kennedy Seiberling; and two caregivers Kim Smith and Ed Decatur.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Everett McWhirt Sr.; grandson Edwin W. Bourne; brother Joe Beagle; and sister Frances Rose.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 23 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. Entombment will be private in Sunset Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hull’s Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery Fund 420 Enon Rd., Fredericksburg, Va. 22406.

10 thoughts on Peggy Ann McWhirt

  1. kim on said:

    It was an honor and pleasure to be with and take care of you. I will miss you very much…..but I know you are much happier in heaven. I love you so much and you will never be forgotten.

  2. Steve Rollins on said:

    Linda – my prayers are with you and your family as your mother moves from her earthly home to the one promised to her. May you find comfort in knowing that you gave your all in taking care of your Mom when she got to the point where she couldn’t do it alone. God finds great pleasure in those who helps others. You are a great daughter. May you find comfort and peace and may God provide for your needs during this time.

  3. Ronald & Kathy Newton on said:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Praying you find comfort knowing that she is in the loving arms of our lord and savior.

  4. Phil & Kathie Wentz on said:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Will and Louise Tignor on said:

    We are sorry for your loss. What a lovely picture of your Mom. May you find peace and comfort in knowing your Mom always received the best of care from her family. God’s Blessings

  6. Shirley Lindloff on said:

    My condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  7. Sandy Minutolo Collier on said:

    One od my fondest childhood memories Peggy standing behind that counter, that old cash register behind her, selling us children of the neighborhood penny candy and nickel soda pop….Rip Peggy.
    Thoughts and prayers to the Mcwhirt family.

  8. Gail Hedge Keefe on said:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Stopping at that store was a highlight of my childhood when I lived on Hull’s Chapel Rd.

  9. Dawn Wine Gorton on said:

    McWhirt Family,
    We are deeply saddened to learn of Peggy’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Jessica Braden on said:

    Linda, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. Please know I am thinking about you and your family during this difficult time, let me know if there is anything I can do for you.

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