Lillian Nelson Peacock
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Lillian Nelson "Diamond Lil" Peacock March 10, 1936 – August 12, 2013 Sweet Lillian Nelson Peacock joined her loving husband, Harry Peacock, soon after his passing. Lillian was born to Verland Silas "Bill" Nelson and LaVerda Timothy Nelson in Roosevelt, Utah where she was also raised. She met the love of her life, Harry Peacock, when she was working in a local soda shop. They married in 1953, and moved to Rangely, Colorado where they raised their three children. In Rangely, Lillian owned and operated a successful flower and gift store, Peacock Alley. She was also one of few women to serve on the Moon Lake Electric Board, where she made a lifetime of memories and friends. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy. She was able to make each one feel like they were her favorite. Lillian passed away with her grandson, Ethan Peacock, at her side. Her other favorites include writing poetry, Scrabble, family card games, sweet tea, reading, attending the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Grand Junction 3rd Ward, catching up on Facebook, puzzles and her beloved sisters, Glenda, Barbara and Billie. Lillian is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Harry Peacock and her parents. Lillian is survived by son, Jeff Peacock of Rangely; daughter, Denise (Jim) Henning of Grand Junction; daughter, Sandy (Kevin) Wilson of St. George, Utah; grandchildren, Sara Peacock, Aaron (Crystal) Peacock, Ethan Peacock, Jessica (Cris) Zamora, Jackelyn (Jeff) Anderson, Vanessa (Pat) Keck, Samantha Peacock, Bridger Wilson; great-grandchildren, Jared, Grant, Dylan, and Bayleigh Peacock, and Jillian and Jerry Anderson; sisters, Glenda Hall, Barbara (Herb) Ritschard and Billie Bowman; nieces and nephews, Ron Ritschard, Gina Verstraete, Ted Ritschard, Dennis Hall, Debbie Zimmerman, Leslie Lamb, Barry Hall, Dustin Hall, Dru Hall, Richard Miller and Derek Miller. Lillian opened her home to many people over the years and many others considered her to be a mother and grandmother figure in their lives. She always had a smile and a kind word for others. Her children and grandchildren will miss her phone calls and unconditional love. A graveside service will be held Saturday, August 17th at the Rangely Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. Cremation has taken place. In leiu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the American Heart Association in her name.

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Published in The Daily Sentinel on Aug. 16, 2013.
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August 16, 2013
Jeff, Denise & Sandy
I wanted to offer my sympathy in the death of your Mother. I was shocked to see she was gone so soon after your Dad. They were both good people.
Sally Painter
August 16, 2013
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
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