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Peggy Sue Presslar

Peggy Sue Presslar, American mental health nurse. Registered Nurse, Texas, Maryland.


  • Presslar, Peggy Sue was born on September 23, 1948 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of John Arther and Betty Jo (Hughes) Wheeler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Texas, Arlington, 1977. Student, Tarrant County Junior College, 1975.


    • Clerk Harris Hospital, Fort Worth, 1971-1973. Office clerk Physicians Billing and Bookeeping, Inc., 1973-1975. Director nurses Francis Convalescent Center, 1977-1979.

      Staff nurse psychiatric unit St. Joseph Hospital, 1979-1982. Director nurses Christian Nursing Center, Arlington, Texas, 1983. Nurse maternal/child care Fort Worth Public Health Department, 1983-1986.

      Psychiatric nurser. Hurst Euless Bedford Hospital, Bedford, Texas, 1986-1987. Clinical nursing supervisor Hospital Corporation of America Richland Hospital, Richland Hills, 1987-1994. Director quality assurance. corporation quality management and infection control clinical specialist Transitional Hospital Corporation, Atlanta, 1994.

      Corporation quality management director Maryland Treatment Centers, Inc., Emmitsburg, since 1994. Pre, post Human Immunodeficiency Virus aids counselor Center Disease Control.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Texas, Maryland.


    Active Tarrant County Epilepsy Association. Volunteer fund raiser. Camp nurse Pathfinders, Epilepsy Association.

    Director public relations Epilepsy Association Rodeo, 1982. Member American Nurses Association (certified psychiatric, mental health nurse), American Practitioners Infection Control, Texas Society Infection Control Practitioners, Texas Nurses Association, American Red Cross.


    • Married William Carl Scruggs, 1967. Children: Gregory Maurice, William Benjamin. Married James W. Presslar Junior, September 25, 1981.
    • father: John Arther Wheeler
    • mother: Betty Jo (Hughes) Wheeler
    • spouses: William Carl Scruggs
    • James W. Presslar Junior
    • children: Gregory Maurice Presslar
    • William Benjamin Presslar
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    Born September 23, 1948
    (age 69)