Lynita Gwen Calhoun Peacock, born to George and Beatrice Curry Calhoun, on Feb. 8, 1959 in Pensacola, went home to be with the Lord and Savior on Aug. 4, 2013. Gwen graduated from Holmes County High School in 1977, and resumed her education at PJC earning degrees in both English and Architecture. She started a career in drafting, but gave that up to become a wife and devoted mother to her two sons, which were her heart.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Gwen is survived by her husband, Willard Peacock of the Bethlehem Community; sons, Hunter Peacock and Grady Peacock; special friend and cousin, Nickie Specht; sister, Tina Calhoun; stepmother, Judy Calhoun and several uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Pallbearers were Jason Pugh, John Specht, Gene Myers, Daylon Gainey, Ben Hawthrone, and Perry Lee. A Funeral service was held at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 at Sims Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Moore and the Rev. Ryan Hodge officiating. Interment followed in Westville Cemetery, Westville, with Sims Funeral Home directing.