Ella Mae Peeples

Ella Mae Peeples, of Brooklyn, N. Y. died Jan. 23, 2009 after a lingering illness.

Funeral service was held Jan. 29 at First Baptist Church of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, with burial in the Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N. Y.

Mrs. Peeples was born Aug. 3, 1928 in Barnwell County. She was the daughter of the late Isaac and Alfair Padgett. She was married to the late Nathaniel Peeples. While in Barnwell, she was a member of the Rosemary Baptist Church. After moving to New York, she became a member of Capernaum Baptist Church. She was employed with the Board of Education and retired in 1994.

Survivors include her children, McArthur (Tedra), Corrie (Trevor), Benjamin and Anita; one sister, Beatrice Haynes; one brother, Samuel Padgett; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The People-Sentinel 02/11/09