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Peggy Jean (Barnes) Testerman

August 15, 1943 ~ March 25, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old


Peggy Jean Barnes Testerman, age 79 of Warrensville, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Watauga Medical Center.  Mrs. Testerman was born on August 15, 1943 in Lenoir, North Carolina.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruthie Barnes, one son, Tracy Testerman and one half-brother, Ralph Gragg.

Peggy enjoyed quilting, sewing, listening to gospel music and gardening.  She attended Clifton Baptist Church.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 2:00pm at Badger Funeral Home by Rev. Lloyd Day.  Burial will follow in the Ashley-Testerman Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Badger Funeral Home from 1:00-2:00pm one hour prior to the service.

Mrs. Testerman is survived by her husband, Ralph Testerman, one son, Terry Testerman of Jefferson, one daughter, Teresa Miller of Creston, half-brother, Ray Gragg of Lenoir, four grandchildren, Craig, Monica, Jeremiah and Angela, five great-grandchildren, Gracie, Millie, Alex, Sophia and Cheyenne and several nieces and nephews also survive.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital; 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Brenner Children's Hospital; PO Box 571021, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1021.

The family would also like to extend a special thank you to her caregivers, Barbara Carpenter and Nancy Nichols as well as Ashe Services for Aging (Generations Ashe) and Medi-Home Health for their care and support.

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March 28, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Badger Funeral Home & Cremation Services
300 E Main Street
West Jefferson, NC 28694

Funeral Service
March 28, 2023

2:00 PM
Badger Funeral Home & Cremation Services
300 E Main Street
West Jefferson, NC 28694


Ashley-Testerman Cemetery
201 Luther Testerman Lane
Warrensville, NC 28693


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Email: donors@stjude.org
Web: https://www.stjude.org/content/dam/en_US/shared/www/fundraising-programs/memorials-and-dedications/m

Web link takes you to St. Jude's memorial donation form.

Brenner Children's Hospital
P.O. Box 571021, Winston- Salem NC 27157-1021
Email: bcini@wakehealth.edu


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