Marcella Peek, 103, of Fillmore, Illinois, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021, in Hillsboro, IL.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Miller Funeral Home, Fillmore, Illinois with Rev. Michael Plummer and Rev. Houston Jackson Officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Glendale Cemetery, Fillmore, Illinois. Due to Covid-19, if you are attending the services, please follow social distancing guidelines and wear a mask. Memorials: Donor’s Choice. Miller Funeral Home, Fillmore, Illinois is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
She was born Saturday, March 31, 1917, in IL, the daughter of Jason C. & Edythe M. Carter. Married Charles Wesley Peek on Saturday, March 30, 1940, in Springfield, IL. Charles passed away August 19, 1993. She was a secretarial clerk at Horace Mann Insurance and also worked at the Strong Cafeteria both in Springfield, Illinois and a member of the Fillmore Baptist Church, Fillmore, IL.
Marcella was loved by all who knew her. She loved being with her family, gardening, traveling and she was a great cook.
Marcella was blessed with and cherished by her surviving; Son - Richard "Dick" Peek, Fillmore, IL; Daughter - Marcy Schneider, Jeffersonville, IN.: Several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Husband; 4 Brothers – Henry “Buster”, Chester, Ezra and Victor Carter; 6 Sisters – Juanita Clowdus, Cleda Bessmer, Ruby Rickher, Allie Carter, Hylda Hill and Madge Porter.
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