WEAVERVILLE – Iva Shepherd Pegg, age 83, of Weaverville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 14, 2021.
Ms. Pegg was born May 9, 1937 in Yancey County to the late Robert Cecil and Ada Chandler Shepherd. Iva was a retired seamstress from Mills Manufacturing and Maxine’s Monogramming. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by the father of her children, Howell Pegg, Sr. who died in 2015; two brothers, Ralph and Wayne Shepherd; and a sister, Dr. Ella Lutsi.
Surviving are her children, Donna Pegg Taft and husband Michael, Mary Pegg Whitlock and husband Steve, and Howell Pegg, Jr. and wife Diana; sister, Ava Peek and husband Bobby; brother, Victor Shepherd; grandchildren, Casey Taft, Brian Pegg and wife Shelby, and Michael Pegg; great grandchildren, Kamden and Easton Pegg; and brother-in-law, John Lutsi.
Her funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2021 in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville. Reverends Roy McPeters and Mike Thomas will officiate. Burial will be in Ashelawn Gardens of Memory, Asheville.
For those who wish to pay their respects, Ms. Pegg will be available for viewing between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at the funeral home. The family will not be present.
Per the NC Governor, masks are required.
Those who choose, may listen to the service on their car radio by tuning into FM 87.7, while in the parking lot of the funeral home.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Ms. Pegg’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.