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Peggy O’Neil Smith Cross, 82, of Greensboro, formally of Sanford, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022, at Wesley Long Hospital.

She was born to the late William Cleve and Thelma Tuttle Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, William “Bill” Smith and stepdaughter, Yvonne “Sissy” Swiney. Peggy worked at Belk Department Store in Sanford.

Peggy is survived by sons, Tim Smith of Sunset Beach, Pat Cross of Hickory; daughter, Ginger Webber of Greensboro; stepsons Joe Cross of Winston-Salem and Rick Cross of Rocky Mount; six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

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