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Mrs. Thelma J. Peebles, age 81, of Soperton, passed away on Friday afternoon, June 25, 2021 at the Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Soperton, Georgia.

Born in Decatur, Georgia she is the last living child born to the late William Raymond and Fannie Lou Richardson Blalock.

In the early 1960s she married Thomas Anderson Peebles Jr.   They lived in the Atlanta area for many years where she worked as a Seamstress at Dowling Mill until retiring.  In the early 1980s she and her husband moved to his family’s homestead in the Gillis Springs area of Soperton.  After moving to Soperton she became a member at Thigpen Chapel where she served as the church secretary.

Mrs. Peebles enjoyed tending to her flowers, and watching the hummingbirds the frequented her yard.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Anderson Peebles Jr. who passed away in 2001, and siblings, Betty Ann Harrell, William Boyd Blalock Jr., Jerry Blalock, Benny Blalock, Faye Shaw and Judy Shaw.

Mrs. Peebles leaves behind, her children, Thomas Anderson “Bubba” Peebles III (Donna Sue), Swainsboro, GA, Kimberly Jean Peebles Rountree, Lyons, GA, Michael Alan Peebles, Dublin, GA, Shannon Love (Darrell), Soperton, GA, grandchildren, Shari Peebles, Terri Salter (Wally), Thomas Anderson “T. J.” Peebles IV (Connie), Joseph Peebles (Amanda), Jonathan David Landress (Melissa), Sean Paul Knight, Brandi McDaniel (Joel), Dean Tanner, Rebecca Anderson, fourteen great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Her family will receive friends on Thursday, July 1, 2021 from 6:00 – 8 :00 pm in the Williams Chapel of Sammons Funeral Home, Soperton, Georgia.

Mrs. Peebles will be laid to rest privately.

Please share a memory, leave a condolence and sign the online guest register at www.sammonsfuneralhome.com

SAMMONS FUNERAL HOME, The Tradition Since 1917, Soperton, Georgia

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