Peggy Jean Linton


Mrs. Peggy Jean Linton, 79, of Sanford, wife of the late Joseph William Linton, passed away Jan. 4, 2022, in Delmar, Md.

Born June 4, 1942, in Snow Hill, Md., she was the daughter of the late Wilson Taylor and the late Irma Mason Taylor. Peggy worked at Tyson’s for many years as a supervisor. A longtime resident of Sanford, Peggy enjoyed walking the beach with her dog and collecting sea glass.

Peggy is survived by her children, Jerry Linton (Heather), Kenny Linton (Helen), Tony Linton (Harriet), and Angie Bowen (David); grandchildren, Charity Roper, Tuesday Thornes, Jerry Wayne Linton Jr., Noah Carter Linton, MA2 with the U.S. Navy Koby Linton, Kayly Linton, Toni Linton, and Brandy Terrell; a sister, Camilla Dykes; and a brother, James Taylor.
Other than her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Brianna Merritt.

A funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 7, at 1 p.m., from the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley. Interment will follow in the Beth Eden Tilghman Hill Cemetery in Pocomoke City, Md.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

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