Dorothy I. Peek(1927 - 2013)

Dorothy I. Peek

Candler - Dorothy I. Peek, 86, of Candler, died Saturday, January 12, 2013 at her home. A native of Yancey Co., she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Edna Shepherd Chandler. Having lived in Asheville most all of her life she was a member of New Morgan Hill Baptist Church.

She retired from Southern Bell with many years of service. During this time she was a member of Pioneers of America; WCARS, Amateur Radio Club; and MARS, Haywood County Radio Club.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Peek was preceded in death by her husband, Will West Jr.; son, Will West III; brother, Cecil L Chandler; and an aunt, Thelma Duck. She is survived by many nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews, and also by her best friend Anna Luther.

A funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Morris Funeral Home, 304 Merrimon Ave., at 2:00 PM Thursday January 17, 2013, with the Rev. Roy Houston officiating. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Enka.

Morris Funeral Home, 304 Merrimon Ave., is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent through our website


Funeral Home

Morris Funeral Home
304 Merrimon Avenue Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 252-1821

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 15, 2013