GAFFNEY, S.C. - Stella Usie Wright Peace, 88, of Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at her residence.
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Born in Nebo, she was the widow of the late Perry Ross Peace and was the daughter of the late Augustus Wright and Jessie Mae Boggs Wright.
Mrs. Peace retired from Hoechst Celanese and Hamrick Industries, was a former member of Cherokee Falls Baptist Church, and attended Proclaiming the World Ministries in Grover.
Surviving are three sons, Danny Peace and wife Tracy, Richard Peace and wife Brenda, all of Gaffney, and Ronald Peace of Virginia Beach, Va.; three daughters, Peggy Childers and husband Larry of York, Lou Ann Patterson and husband Dean, and Margaret Green, all of Gaffney; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Kennedy.
Visitation: The family will receive friends immediately after the service at the cemetery. The family will be at their respective homes.
Graveside Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mountain View Cemetery, Blacksburg, S.C.
Officiated By: The Rev. Tim Knotts and Pastor Sherry Moss
Funeral Home: Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory of Gaffney, S.C., is serving the family
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 430 Roper Mountain Rd., Greenville, SC 29615 or
, 501 Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905
Guest Register: www.blakelyfuneralhome.com
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory - Gaffney
1047 Chesnee Highway P.O. Box 850 Gaffney, SC 29341
Published in Shelby Star on May 22, 2013