Mrs. Barbara Adams Peek, age 86, of Trion, GA, died Wednesday, October 1, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends. Mrs. Peek most recently resided in Centre and Cedar Bluff, AL, and formerly in Valley, AL.
Mrs. Peek was born February 4, 1928, in Fairfax, AL, daughter of the late William Joseph Adams and Verna Griffin Adams. Barbara Peek was the epitome of a gracious southern lady. She made friends wherever she went, and charmed everyone with her smile, laugh, warmth, sweetness, and love. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She created beautiful homes and cared for her family well. She welcomed everyone in to share her hospitality, and made each person feel very special. She leaves a strong legacy for her family, each of the incredibly blessed to have had her in their lives. She will be terribly missed. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Peek was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harold Lewis Peek; her siblings, Lillian Adams Yates, Dorothy Adams Thomas, Tinsley Adams, and Kenneth Adams.
Mrs. Peek is survived by her children, Harold Clayton Peek of Broomtown, AL, Sally Peek (Christina Martin) of Decatur, GA; her sisters, Betty Adams Williams, Elaine Adams Butts, and Evelyn Adams Robinson of Lanett, AL; her brother, Donald Adams of San Diego, CA; her grandchildren, Mary Katherine Peek Miller (Andy Miller) of Cedar Bluff, AL, and Rowan Lewis Kunz-Peek of Decatur, GA; her great-granddaughter, Ava Caroline Miller of Cedar Bluff, AL; and one great-granddaughter on the way, Olivia Madeline Miller. Several nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members also survive.
Funeral services for Mrs. Peek will be held at 4:00 P.M. (E.S.T.) Sunday, October 5, 2014, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Cosby officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Hall, Brent Garner, Jeff Smallwood, Todd Smallwood, Warren Smallwood, and Andy Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be Dan Butts, Dean Thomas, Roger Peek, Bill Peek, Bob Yates, and all Staff and Employees of the Cherokee Village Assisted Living Center.
Mrs. Peek will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 2:00 P.M. (E.S.T.) until the hour of service on Sunday.
Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.