Peggy D. Saba

Published 6:03 pm Friday, September 18, 2020

Mrs. Peggy Joan Dixon Saba, age 60, a resident of Jacksonville, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at Duke Regional Medical Center.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Mrs. Saba was born in Beaufort County on Sept. 16, 1959, to the late Harvey Henry Dixon, Jr. and Ophelia Mae Harrell Dixon. She was a graduate of Washington High School and received her Bachelor of Education degree from East Carolina University. On Aug. 3, 1996, she married Rafee Saba. Mrs. Saba was a schoolteacher for 20 years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Washington and also attended Northwoods United Methodist Church in Jacksonville.

Survivors include her husband, Rafee James Saba; a daughter, Brandye Ophelia Jackson, of Jacksonville; two sons, Robert Louis Jackson III and wife Katherine, of Greenville, and Harvey Matthew Jackson, of Jacksonville; two grandchildren, Reid Jackson and Harper Jackson; four sisters, Brenda Hardy and husband Bobby, of Washington, Laura Davis and husband Paige, of Washington, Mary Tom Hink and husband Doug, of Cary, and Julie Kucas, of Cary; three nieces, Laura Beth Ross, Erica Barton and Sissy Midyette; and three nephews, Dixon Davis, Jason Hink and Cooper Kucas.

Memorial contributions may be made the Northwoods United Methodist Church, 1528 Gum Branch Road, Jacksonville, NCĀ  28540.

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Saba family.