Rachel Evans Peeler

October 16, 1928 ~ May 12, 2019 (age 90)


Rachel Evans Peeler, 90, of Salisbury passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

Born in Rowan County on October 16, 1928, she was the daughter of the Late Ethel McDaniel Evans and Percy E. Evans.

Mrs. Peeler was a 1945 graduate of Boyden High School. She attended Salisbury Business College and later retired from the office of W.W. Blackman, DDS, where she worked as a receptionist. She was a member of Stallings Memorial Baptist Church. Mrs. Peeler loved her church, serving as a teacher and superintendent of the Youth and Adult Department. She especially enjoyed working with children.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Richard, David, Charles, Jim and J.W.; sisters, Mary Frances Glover, Doris Boughn, Carol Dumer, Virginia Jenks and Brenda Calo.

Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 71 years, George Peeler; children, Barry Peeler of Salisbury, Phillip Peeler (Darlene) of Sunset Beach, Tony Peeler (Nancy) of Salisbury and Cindy P. Noell (Bill) of Salisbury; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation: 2:00-3:00 PM Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Stallings Memorial Baptist Church Ryan Building, 817 S Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144.

Service: 3:00 PM Thursday at Stallings Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Earl Pennell officiating. Burial will follow at City Memorial Park in Salisbury.

Memorials may be made to Stallings Memorial Baptist Church, 817 S Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144.


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May 16, 2019

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Stallings Memorial Baptist Church Ryan Building
817 S. Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144

Funeral Service
May 16, 2019

3:00 PM
Stallings Memorial Baptist Church
817 S. Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144


City Memorial Park
1310 W. Innes St.
Salisbury, NC 28144

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