Amy Adkins

EAST PEORIA - Amy Ann Peplow Adkins, 26, of East Peoria passed away Friday, July 15, 2011, in Madison County, Ky.

She was born April 12, 1985, in Peoria to Raymond and Glenna Tucker Peplow. She married Devon M. Adkins on June 26, 2010, in Peoria. He survives.

Also surviving are her parents; one brother, Jason (Jessica) Peplow of East Peoria; her grandfather, Thomas Peplow of Peoria; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Devon and Lisa Adkins of East Peoria; one sister-in-law, Cecilee Adkins of East Peoria; two brother-in-laws, Anthony Adkins and Tristan Adkins, both of East Peoria; several cousins; and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents and her paternal grandmother.

Amy worked at Peoria School District 150 as a sign language interpreter.

She was a member of Faith Christian Center in Washington.

A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 21, 2011, at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Pastor Steve Graffis will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Cremation rites are accorded.

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Memorials may be made to the Amy Adkins Memorial Fund, established at Heartland Bank.

Funeral Home

Remmert Funeral Home
521 East Washington Street East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 699-9613

Published in Peoria Journal Star on July 19, 2011