Joan Peavy

Joan Peavy

Thursday, May 8th, 1947 Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

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Obituary for Joan "Joann" Peavy

Joan (Joann) Peavy: A native and lifelong resident of Mt. Vernon, AL. Born on May 8, 1947 and departed this earthly life for her heavenly home on October 23, 2019.
Joann graduated from Rosa A. Lott High School in 1965 and a graduate of S. D. Bishop State College in Early Childhood Development. She used her knowledge and skills in serving the children in her community and surrounding communities, working with Mobile Community Action/ Mt. Vernon Head Start Program until she retired after 44 years of service.
She was known as Ms. Peavy to many children from generations to generations. A dedicated and lifelong member of Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church Family, where she served faithful in the Senior Choir. Joann used her gifts and talents of singing to penetrate the lives of so many, her passion and love for singing goes beyond measures.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Odell Peavy and Flora Peavy, nephew; Winston A. Coby, Jr.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories two devoted sisters and brother in laws; Dorothy (Joe) Brown, Sr., Citronelle, AL, Patricia (Winston) Coby, Sr., Mt. Vernon, AL, aunts; Mae Ella Todd, Jackson, AL and Clyde Jeanette Hall, San Antonio, TX, uncle; TS Peavy, Pensacola, FL, nieces; Rose Brown, Mooresville, NC, and one devoted niece Sonya Coby, Mt. Vernon, AL, nephews; Joe (Vera) Brown, Jr., Citronelle, AL, and Keith Coby, Arlington, TX, sixteen great nieces and nephew devoted Amber (Anna) Coby, & Alferis Coby, six great-great nieces and nephews, devoted cousins; Evelyn Davis, Cynthia Sullivan, Roy Flott and Diana Mabien, devoted friends; Diann Peoples, Lolia Olds, Helen Jackson, Cora Walker, Walter Dees and Clarence Roberts. A host of other devoted cousins, relatives and friends.

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” II Timothy 4:7

We would like to thank the Family of Ms. Joan "Joann" Peavy for entrusting Small's Mortuary Mount Vernon, Alabama with the Final and most sacred arrangements of their loved one.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Greater Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church
    Shepard Lake Road
    Mt. Vernon, AL
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    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
    9:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Greater Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church
    Shepard Lake Road
    Mt. Vernon, AL
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    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
  • Interment

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 |
    Morning Star Cemetery
    Mt. Vernon
    Mt. Vernon, AL
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    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

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Robert & Camelia Holmes sent flowers to the family of Joan "Joann" Peavy.
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Robert & Camelia Holmes purchased flowers and planted a memorial tree for the family of Joan Peavy.
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Nyrie Hurd

You will be greatly missed Ms Peavy, Sending Prayer and Love Sonya, Amber and Sentell and family.
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Lillie Huff

My Sympathy to the Family. God Bless. R.I.P. Joann.
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Rest In Peace class mate Jeanette
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Annie Evans

RIP Ms. Peavy you will be greatly missed. Two of my children were in ur Headstart class n one of them was born on ur birthday. We all loved you.💔💔💔
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