Nellie Jo Peeples


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Nellie Jo Thacker Peeples, 81, passed away Tuesday evening, May 9, 2017, at the Brown Health and Rehabilitation Center, Royston, GA.

Born March 2, 1936, in Stephens County, she was the daughter of the late Richard “Rich” and Emma Zora Farmer Thacker.  She was predeceased by brothers-in-law Ed VanAlstein and Clinton Sheriff.  She worked at Milliken for 25 years. She was a member of the Price’s Chapel Church of God.

Survivors include her husband Hugh Peeples; son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Becky Peeples,  Carnesville; daughter and son-in-law, Christy and Lanier Bridges, Canon; six grandchildren, Tyler, Tanner, Tucker, Madison, Luke, and Paisley; brother and sister-in-law, Ken and Teresa Thacker, Toccoa; two sisters, Pat VanAlstein, Eastanollee, and Betty Jean Sheriff, Martin; many loving nieces and nephews.

Services will be 2pm Friday at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Johnny Stowe. Interment will be in the Oakview Cemetery, Canon, with committal by Rev. Todd West.

The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville. The family is at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Lanier and Christy Bridges, 580 Cawthon Davis Road, Canon. They will receive friends from 6 until 8pm Thursday evening at the funeral home.


  1. Donna Cheek (Mac)
    May 13, 2017 - 12:36 am

    My deepest sympathies for the Peeples family. Nellie Jo was a wonderful lady and she will be missed by so many who knew and loved her. May God guide and watch over you all and bring you comfort in knowing Jo is no longer hurting or sick. Travel well Ms Jo.

  2. Cathey & Ricky cobb
    May 12, 2017 - 10:58 pm

    So sorry for the family loss of this love one,you are all in my thoughts and prayers. If we can do any thing please let me know.

  3. Uncle Hugh, Chris,Lanier, Becky, Alan & Kids…Anthony and I love y’all and we will miss Jo. We are so blessed that Jo is our Aunt and we carry with us all the fun memories she left with us…love you all and we are here if y’all need us:)

  4. God bless the entire family Sending love and condolences from the children and family of Madeline Farmer Parson

  5. My thoughts and Prayers are with the family.

  6. Deborah Farmer Torres
    May 10, 2017 - 6:18 pm

    So. Sorry for your loss she was a sweet lady

  7. I know words can’t describe what the family is going through but, I just want you to remember how everyone that came to know her loved her. She will be missed so much and all of her cousins are so grateful just to have her in their lives. I loved her so much. To all the family, just know that my thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you.

  8. Ken and Teresa Thacker
    May 10, 2017 - 5:16 pm

    Our sweet sweet Jo…….We love you so so much and your kindness and peaceful soul will forever will missed……You loved this Thacker family unconditionally………You were one of a kind……Your ways and your treatment of everyone you come in contact with was always kind and loving………Ken, Teresa, Courtney and Matt….

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