Dorothy Nix Peeples, 93, of Kingsland, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
Dorothy was born July 31, 1923 in Kings Ferry, Florida, and was the 14th child born to the late Herbert and Dora Nix. She was also preceded in death by her late husband, Rogers A. Peeples, whom she married November 6, 1946.
Dorothy had resided in Camden County since 1957. She served four years with the Internal Revenue, twenty nine years and seven months as City Clerk of Kingsland, and eight years and four months as City Municipal Judge, retiring December 31, 2003. She served as President of the Kingsland Womans Club, Secretary/Treasurer of Georgia Municipal Association, and served on the Board of Tax Assessors, Board of Voter Registrars, and Secretary/Treasurer of the Brickyard Cemetery in Nassau County, Florida. She was a member of the Kingsland First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her two sons, Ted Peeples and Roger Dale Peeples (Martha) both of Kingsland; three grandchildren, Jody Peeples, Deidra Tankersley (William), and Desiree Peeples; seven great grandchildren, Trent Tankersley, Gracyn Bailey, Shelly Tankersley, Amber Tankersley, Dalton Keene, Chloe Clark, and Bailey Clark; several dozen nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:00 am, at the Kingsland First Baptist Church with Pastor Brian Parker officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to service time. Interment will follow the services at Brazell Peeples Cemetery in Kingsland.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.