This collection includes reminiscences by Peggy Rose Roberts Worthington (born December 29, 1931) of her life in Pitt County from childhood on a tobacco farm to the present that she wrote in 2012 and 2013 while participating in an East Carolina University Lifelong Learning Program creative writing course. Also found in this collection are photocopies of genealogical material and photographs pertaining to the Buck family of Pitt County, North Carolina, and the affiliated Jarrell family of North Carolina and South Carolina compiled by Lillie Mae Kite Buck.
Peggy Rose Roberts Worthington, the daughter of Simpkins Alonza Roberts of Hyde Co., N.C., and Mary Elizabeth Buck of Pitt Co., N.C., was born on December 29, 1931, in Pitt Co., N.C. Her parents were tobacco farmers. She married William Kenneth Clark and they had two children Wayne Kirby Clark and Tony Ray Clark. Her second husband was Charles O'Hagan Worthington (1928-1998) and they had a daughter Donna Denise Worthington. She resided in Winterville, N.C., at the time of her death on April 29, 2014.
Source: Hunsucker, Sandra E. Chronicles of Pitt County, North Carolina, Volume II. Greenville, N.C. : The Pitt County Historical Society ; Winston-Salem, N.C. : Jostens Pub. Co., 2005.
Gift of Peggy R. Worthington
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