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Peggy Bobo McCutchen

Peggy Bobo McCutchen passed away Thursday, October 23, 2008, after a battle with cancer at home surrounded by her loving family.

Born November 17, 1938 in Limestone County, she grew up in rural Mississippi and later moved to Huntsville where she graduated from Butler High School, class of 1956. Peggy was retired from the Scottsboro Public Library where she served as head librarian from 1977 to 1999. She served on the Friends of Alabama State Library Board and on the Advisory Committee for the Library Services Construction Act where she participated in the review of Federal Library grants.

A member of First United Methodist Church, she was preceded in death by her mother, Opal Robinson and father, Norman Bobo.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, William “Bill” McCutchen; children, Bill Jr. and Vickie McCutchen of Tuscaloosa, Carole and Mark Thorsen of Huntsville, Ted McCutchen of Scottsboro and Howard McCutchen of Scottsboro; grandchildren, Amanda and Bradley Reed of Scottsboro, Laura Thorsen of Jensen Beach, Fla., Danielle Thosen of Chattanooga, Tenn., Celia Thorsen of Troy, Rachel McCutchen of Omaha, Neb. And Morgan, Sophie and Walker Thorsen of Huntsville.; two great grandchildren, Wynn and Jackson Reed of Scottsboro; and a brother Charles Bobo of Huntsville.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 25, at 11:00 a.m. at the first United Methodist Church with Dr. Stephen Screws and Rev. George Cobb officiating. Burial followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Peggy enjoyed spending her time being with the people she loved and reading a good book. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Peggy was the wife of Bill McCutchen from the John of Alabama line. Peggy was also a descendant of Joshua McCutcheon of Morgan County, AL.

Family Line: 
John McCutchen of Alabama

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