Bea Dot Peck
Peck, Bea Dot (nee Smallwood), 93, born in Statesboro, GA, passed away June 8th, 2021, in St Louis, MO after a struggle with Alzheimer's. Dot was raised in Statesboro and attended two years of business school at Georgia Southern University. Beloved wife of 58 years to the late William A. (Bill) Peck, before his death on June 8th, 2005. Together they raised four children, three boys and one girl. They lived in Orange City, FL; Moultrie, GA; Enterprise, AL; St Louis, MO; and Kansas City, MO. Dot really loved kids and during her time in Kansas City, she volunteered for over 25 years with Kaleidoscope (an outstanding inner-city program for kids), at Crown Center, downtown Kansas City. Dot and Bill enjoyed playing golf, scrabble, gin-rummy, and bridge together, and with friends and family. Bea Dot was a huge Kansas City Royals baseball fan. In 2013, Dot moved back to Enterprise, AL and enjoyed living there a few years near family and friends. After living with each of her children for a while, she made her home at the Sheridan Creve Coeur, in St. Louis in 2018. Bea Dot is survived by 4 children, Ken (Nancy) Peck of Enterprise, AL; Polly (Mike) Rutherford of Chesterfield, MO; Drew (Martie) Peck of Wilmington, NC, and Pete (Debbie) Peck of St Louis, MO. She was blessed with 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Bea Dot was greatly loved and will be missed by all her family and friends, as well as her Sheridan family. There will be a memorial celebration of Bea Dot Peck's life at Parkway United Church of Christ in St Louis (Town and Country) at a date yet to be determined. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alzheimer's Association
Greater Missouri Chapter, 9370 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132, or the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.
Published by Enterprise Ledger on Jun. 11, 2021.