Peggy Lewis Bundick Wessells


Mrs. Peggy Lewis Bundick Wessells, 87, wife of the late Robert Watson Wessells and a lifelong resident of Modest Town, passed away peacefully at her home Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. Born Dec. 12, 1931, in Modest Town, she was a daughter of the late Edwin Hamilton Bundick and the late Margaret Barnes Bundick.

Mrs. Wessells was a graduate of Bloxom High School and worked as a secretary for Accomack County Public Schools, retiring in 1994 after more than 27 years of service. A faithful member of Modest Town Baptist Church, Mrs. Wessells rarely missed a Sunday and served as social committee chairperson for more than 30 years. She was a member and Past Worthy Matron of the Parksley Chapter #166 and Temperanceville Chapter #88, Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Wessells adored her family and nothing brought her more joy than being surrounded by loved ones, all of whom will forever cherish her memory.

Mrs. Wessells is survived by her children, Barbara Wessells Brown and, her husband, Tommy, of Colerain, N.C.; Robert Watson Wessells Jr., and his wife, Tina, and Carol Wessells Annis and her husband, Ray, all of Modest Town; sister, Ellen Bundick Wessells, of Modest Town; grandchildren, Thomas David Brown II (Jill), of Greenville, N.C., Jennifer Brown Perry (Kenny), of Colerain, Robert Watson Wessells III (Mandi), of Accomac, Laura Wessells Bloxom (Joe), of Chincoteague, Bobbi Rae Annis Justice (Billy), of Modest Town, and Michael Thomas Annis (Ellen), of Baltimore, Md.; great-grandchildren, Ryder and Sawyer Brown, Matt Perry, Harper and Nora Wessells, Trenton, Owen, Ethan and Watson Bloxom, Lyndsey Finney, Asher, Mackenzie and Mason Justice; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her brother, J. Hamilton Bundick.

Funeral services were conducted from the Modest Town Baptist Church Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, with the Rev. John D. Cullop officiating. Interment was held in the church cemetery

Memorial contributions may be made to Modest Town Baptist Church, c/o Tina Wessells, P.O. Box 7, Modest Town, VA 23412.

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Arrangements were made by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.

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