The Union Recorder


January 4, 2013

Annell Peavy


Mamie Annell Newsome Peavy of Milledgeville died Dec. 31, 2012 at Cherry Blossom Health and Rehabilitation Center in Macon. 

Mrs. Peavy was born in Milledgeville on October 6, 1926, to Joseph Lawrence Newsome and Mary Ola Cannon Newsome.  She lived most of her life in Baldwin County but resided in Macon for some number of years. She worked at J.P. Stevens Co. later operated a home daycare center. She was a member of Ramah Primitive Baptist Church in Gordon. 

Mrs. Peavy is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, The Rev. Dr. Thomas O. Peavy Sr. and Rita Long Peavy of Columbus, Ga.; grandsons, Thomas O. Peavy Jr. of Auburn, Ala., and Gregory Allen Garrett of Utah; granddaughters, Erin Nicole Peavy of Milledgeville, Leigh Ann Everett (Richard) of  Ball Ground, Mary Radford (Charles) of Swainsboro and Jamie Peavy of Swainsboro; daughter-in-law, Madell Portwood Peavy of Swainsboro; brother Charles Nathaniel Newsome (Mildred) of Kansas City, Mo., as well as a number of great-grand children, nieces and nephews and other relatives. 

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Peavy was predeceased by her husband Ostine Peavy, daughter Jewell Peavy Garrett and son James Allen Peavy; brothers, Joseph Mason Newsome and Edgar Thomas Newsome; sisters, Hassie Ilene Smith and Mary Pauline (Polly) Smith. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Peavy will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Williams Funeral Home Chapel of Milledgeville with the Rev. Dr. Thomas Peavy and the Rev. Larry Glover officiating.  Family visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the service hour. Burial will be in Baldwin Memorial Gardens.

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Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville has charge of arrangments.


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