Peggy Austeen Fite Medlin, 87, of Kannapolis, joined her beloved husband Cecil in the arms of the Lord February 25, 2021. Born November 19, 1933 in Caldwell County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Quincy Abernathy Fite, Sr. and Mae Goodman Fite.
During her working years, Peggy was a Cafeteria Manager with Kannapolis City Schools. Peggy loved raising and mentoring children, volunteering with the Exceptional Children’s Program in Kannapolis City Schools, and she loved Christmas. She was very active in Lakewood Baptist Church. A great cook, Peggy was known for her awesome fried chicken, potato salad, and her famous oatmeal cookies.
Surviving Peggy are four children, Cathy Lang and husband William of Granger, IN, Kim Lee and husband Roger of Vale, NC, Kelli Powell and husband Gregg of Catawba, NC, and Becky Clark and husband James of Kannapolis; eight grandchildren, Casey Rickard, Christy Foster, Megan Mise, Madison Powell, Jon Clark, Keith Clark, Aaron Clark, and Zach Clark; sixteen great grandchildren; two sisters, Louise McGuire and Pat Blackmon; her favorite canine companion, Jake; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A memorial jubilee service to honor Peggy’s life will be held 1:00 PM, Monday, March 1, 2021 at Whitley’s Funeral Chapel Kannapolis. Pastor Steve Leigh of Lakewood Baptist Church will officiate. Interment will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to Shriner’s International Headquarters, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607 or Lakewood Baptist Church, 806 Klutz St., Kannapolis, NC 28081.
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