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Peggy Jolly Bentley

July 20, 1939 — June 10, 2022

Peggy Louise Jolly Bentley, age 82 of Taylorsville, passed away Friday, June 10, 2022, at her home in Alexander County. Peggy was born on Thursday, July 20, 1939, to the late Carlie “Buck” Jolly and Pauline Robinette Jolly. Peggy was a lifelong member of Salem Lutheran Church. Mrs. Bentley was a dedicated teacher at Sugar Loaf Elementary and cared deeply for her former students. She loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. Mrs. Bentley enjoyed her flowers, reading, music and working crossword puzzles. She loved her church and church family. Mrs. Bentley proudly loved her country.
Including her parents, Mrs. Bentley was preceded in death by one brother, Carl Jolly, brother-in-law, Pinkney Barnette, and sister-in-law, Jeanette W. Jolly.
Those left to cherish the memory of Peggy, include her husband of 61 years, Ned Bentley, daughters, Tammy Watts (Rod), Sonya Sloan (Steven), Dana B. Triplett, son, Chad Bentley, sisters, Shirley Barnette, Linda Bumgarner, Brenda Payne, brother, Tommie Jolly (Bonita), sister-in-law, Joyce Jolly, grandchildren, Jessica W. Evans (Kolby), Reuben Watts, Isley Bentley, Meryl Sloan, Samuel Sloan, Adler Triplett, great-grandchildren, Riley, Knox and Kolt Evans, numerous nieces and nephews, special caregivers, Laura Kahler, Sarah Pennell and Debbie Presnell.
Visitation will be held at Salem Lutheran Church Monday, June 13, 2022, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at 3:00 pm at Salem Lutheran Church with burial to follow.
Pastor Michael Daniels will officiate.
Flowers will be accepted, or donations may be made to Salem Lutheran Church, 4005 NC Hwy 16 N, Taylorsville, NC 28681 or Hospice of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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