2019 Legacy Leader
Peggy Hutton, director of development for the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce since 2007, is a natural choice to head the chamber’s membership and tourism programs. A Weatherford native, she earned a sociology degree from Lubbock Christian College and an education degree and masters in education from Tarleton State University.
Peggy taught in Millsap from 1980 to 1984, and in 1985 she moved to Nevis, West Indies, to work with a missionary family. In 1986 Peggy became a caseworker at the Pythian Home, was promoted to assistant administrator and became administrator in 1990, a position she held until 2007.
In 2004 Peggy was awarded the Athena Leadership Award. She is a member of Who’s Who in Business Women and has won the Optimist Award for working with children.
Peggy married Gary Hutton in 1988. They have a son Jay and a daughter Maegan. Their son Garrett only lived three months and one week and died of SIDS in 1994. Peggy wears a different angel pin every day to commemorate Garret's presence with her.