Geraldine ‘Jerry’ Peel

North Augusta, SC – Mrs. Geraldine “Jerry” Peel, wife of the late Walter Lee “Buck” Peel, Jr. entered into rest on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at the Medical College of Georgia.
Her funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 28, 2011 at Immanuel Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Coyle and Pastor Allen Cantrell officiating. Interment will be in Pineview Memorial Park.
Mrs. Peel moved to North Augusta in 1961 from Gibson, GA. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church for over 35 years. She and her late husband owned and operated La-Fran’s Drive-In as well as Buck and Jerry’s Place. She was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Joyful Sounds at Immanuel Baptist and was a Senior Regent at the Savannah, GA Moose Lodge. Mrs. Peel was voted “Most Unforgettable” at the 2010 Miss St. John Towers Pageant.
Additional survivors in-clude three sons, Charles Edward Peel (Dorothy) of West Palm Beach, FL, Richard “Red” Peel of New Ellenton and Elbert Cardell Peel (Pat) of Petticoat Junction; four daughters Kay Marshall Johnson (Jerry) of Bastrop, TX, Alva M. Rozar (Cliff) of Ballwin, MO, Linda Diane Walls (Tommy) of Aiken, and Brenda Nogueira of North Augusta; a brother, James Lamar Marsh of Statesboro, GA; three sisters, Willie Mae West (Matthew) of Savannah, GA, Annie Lucile Lawson (Waymon) of Statesboro, GA, Lucy Jane Baker (Robert) of Savannah, GA; 23 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Henry and Lucy Hendrix Marsh; three brothers, Clayton Marsh, Elbert Buddy Conley Marsh, Johnny Joe Marsh and a sister, Evelyn Marsh.
Pallbearers will be Mrs. Peel’s grandsons.
The family will receive friends at Rowland Funeral Home this afternoon Thursday, January 27, 2011 from 5:00 until 7:00.
Memorials may be made to St. John Towers, 724 Greene St. Augusta, GA 30901 or Immanuel Baptist Church, 615 Old Edgefield Rd. North Augusta, SC 29841.
Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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