Peggy Prettyman Walls, 56, of Georgetown, Del., formerly of Millsboro, Del., passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, while valiantly battling leukemia, in Christiana Hospital, surrounded by family and friends. A graduate of Sussex Central High School, she attended the University of Delaware and Salisbury University, completing her master’s degree in education. She was a school teacher in the Indian River School District, teaching 27 years at Phillip C. Showell Elementary and then Selbyville Middle School. She loved spending time with her family and friends, watching sports and relaxing at the river. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Millsboro.
Walls was preceded in death by her father, William O’Neal. She is survived by her husband, Thomas C. Walls, her mother and step-father, Daisey O’Neal Williams and Preston Williams of Millsboro; her daughter, Kimberly Ann King and her husband, Jonathan, of Georgetown; four step-children, Tom, Susan, Rachel and Alicia; her brother, Craig O’Neal and his wife, Marianna, of Selbyville, Del.; two grandchildren, Madison and Mackenzie; six step-grandchildren, Shaun, Shannon, Katie, Nicholas, Caroline and Gregg; her niece, Grace Cummings; and aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Millsboro Cemetery, Millsboro. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Jefferson School, 22051 Wilson Rd., Georgetown, DE 19947.