Mrs. Peggy Sims Novack, 79, beloved wife of the late Nathan Earl Novack and a resident of Wallops Island, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family Saturday, June 1, 2019.
Born July 10, 1939, in Statesville, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Kenneth Sims and Stella Guy Sims. Mrs. Novack was a secretary for NASA and a longtime devoted member of Atlantic United Methodist Church since 1973. Her church activities included attending Bible studies, which she loved for furthering her knowledge and being around those who shared that interest; active in Sunday School classes; church historian; and singing in the church choir for many years. Mrs. Novack enjoyed reading, jigsaw puzzles, sudoku, her community Bible study held at Peggy Stephens’ home, and loved to keep busy. She loved her family and treasured all the times they were able to gather. The memories of the love they shared will remain in many hearts for years to come.
Survivors include her three children, Steven Craig Novack and wife, Karen, of Pocomoke, Md., Natalie Novack Binder and husband, James, of Atlantic, Va., and Deanna Novack Johnson and husband, Danny, of Lake Mary, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Amber, Kelsey, and Stevie Novack, Tristan and Tanner Binder, and Kayla and Taylor Johnson; a sister, Judy Cohoon and husband, Ray, of Currituck, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her loving husband and parents, she was predeceased by a grandson, Craig Nathan Novack; a sister, Betty Brown; and three brothers, Jimmy, Harold and Bobby Sims.
A memorial service will be held at the Atlantic United Methodist Church Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Hodae Kim officiating. There will be a reception in the church social hall immediately following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Atlantic United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 159, Atlantic, VA 23303.
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Arrangements were made by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.