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Wanda Peavy

March 16, 1932 November 1, 2013
Wanda Peavy
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PEORIA – Wanda Peavy, 81, of Peoria, passed away at 12:50 p.m., Friday, November 1, 2013, at UnityPoint Health – Methodist. Wanda was born on March 16, 1932, in Pekin, to Earl and Lena (Stainbrook) Stovall. She married Frank Peavy on September 24, 1949, in Pekin. He survives. She is also survived by three children, Gary Peavy of Peoria, Linda (Brian) Kerr of Chillicothe, and John (Wendy) Peavy of Peoria; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Showalter of Bartonville; and one daughter-in-law, Fran Peavy of Glasford. She was preceded in death by her son, Frank Peavy; daughter-in-law, Rose Peavy; and one brother. Wanda worked at Ben Schwartz Grocery Stores for 30 years. She later worked as a secretary at the Hearing Center in Peoria for 10 years. Funeral service will be at noon, Thursday, November 7, 2013, at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. Rev. Stephen Barch will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the mortuary. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, West Peoria. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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