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Hi I'm Virginia

I was born in New Boston, Texas. Family and close friends call me Peggy & I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. I have 4 brothers and 2 sisters. I grew up with a love for playing softball and volleyball. Now I like to spend time reading, playing the piano, cooking something delicious and sharing with others, shopping with my husband, and playing cards with friends. I really like watching "Dr. Phil". I graduated from Hooks High School and married immediately. I am the mother of 4 wonderful children.

Why I am a Mormon

My mother was a Mormon when I was born and my dad joined The Church soon afterward. There was no Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in our area at that time. When we attended church it was at the local community country church. I have always loved the scriptures, especially those about Jesus Christ. I enjoyed memorizing them. As I grew older a branch of The Church was organized in Hooks, Texas. We moved there so we could attend regularly. I studied the doctrines of The Church from the time I was young and gained a knowledge and testimony of the things I read. The truths of this gospel are still most exciting to me and I love teaching them to others. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet and that The Book of Mormon is the word of God and enhances the truths taught in The Bible. I feel grateful for this knowledge.

How I live my faith

I have always served in The Church. I am currently teaching a Sunday School Class of teenagers. Much preparation is required each week and it is always very rewarding to study and ponder these beautiful truths of the gospel. I have served in many church callings from the time I was a teenager. My husband and I like to spend much of our time helping those around us. We also like to serve our family. We have triplet great-grand daughters and have had the chance to help quite a bit with them. For as long as I can remember I have tried to apply the teachings of The Church to my life. My life has not always been without challenges, but it has been joyful because of my faith.