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Kathleen Bennett Peele

June 2, 1927 - April 19, 2018

Kathleen Bennett Peele age 90 of Oak City, passed away on April 19, 2018 at the Edgecombe Health and Rehabilitation Center of Tarboro, NC.

She was born on June 2, 1927 to the late Effie and Leonard Bennett.  Mrs. Kathleen was married to the late Robert H. Peele, Sr. on Oct 29, 1948 and they enjoyed sixty-seven years of marriage.  To this marriage were born two sons. Mrs. Kathleen worked alongside her husband farming. She loved raking, gardening, quilting, canning, and especially cooking for her family and friends. She was a member of the Oak City Christian Church. Mrs. Kathleen was best known as Grannie to those she loved.

She was preceded in death by husband, Robert H. Peele, Sr. and three brothers, Fred, Howard, and Arthur Bennett.

Kathleen is survived by her sons, Slade Peele and his wife, Jo of Oak City, NC, and Robbie Peele and his wife, Lauren of Oak City, NC; four devoted grandsons, Josey Peele and his wife, Abby of Gates, NC, Bob Peele and his wife, Brianne of Charlotte, NC, Tripp Peele of Raleigh, NC, and John Gates Peele of Oak City, NC; one great-granddaughter, Emmaline Peele; three sisters: Ethel Williams, Lena Hungate, and Jean Bridgers; and two brothers, Raymond Bennett and his wife, Nina and Noah Bennett.

A Celebration of Life Graveside Service will be held Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2PM at the Oak City Cemetery with Rev. Morgan Daughtey officiating.

The family will receive friends at Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 6:30-8:00PM.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Oak City Christian Church, PO Box 9, Oak City, NC 27857 or online by clicking here or to the charity of your choice.

Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for the Peele family.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service

101 West 7th Street
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Service Information

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm


Oak City Cemetery

Highway 11
Oak City, NC 27857

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