Margaret (Peggy) Palmore

Providence Presbyterian Church Cemetery

        Margaret (Peggy) Palmore age 99. widow of Joseph Guyon, passed away on December 8, 2009. She is survived by her sons, Douglas and his wife Nancy and John, his wife Carolyn and four grandchildren, six great and two great, great grandchildren.

        She was a graduate of Bryant and Stratton Business College in Buffalo, NY. She worked as a bookkeeper and insurance agent.

        An avid historian, she wrote many historical articles for the local newspapers and historical periodicals. She published her second book, Powhatan Pathways -- Homes, History, Structures and Stories" in 2008.

        She was a docent at the Governor's Mansion in Richmond for 12 years. She resided at "Provost", the Palmore family home for over 75 years.

        A Memorial Service will be held at Providence Presbyterian Church on Monday, December 21 at 10 a.m.

        In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to Providence Church, 1950 Ridge Road, Powhatan, VA; The Powhatan Historical Society, P.O. Box 562, Powhatan, VA; and The St. Francis/Emma Foundation, 5004 Cartersville Road, Powhatan, VA 23139.

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