Obituaries

Debbie Clark
B: 1958-01-03
D: 2018-06-20
View Details
Clark, Debbie
Paul Preston
B: 1925-11-16
D: 2018-06-10
View Details
Preston, Paul
James Burton
B: 1931-04-18
D: 2018-06-03
View Details
Burton, James
Charles Bush
B: 1933-01-29
D: 2018-05-26
View Details
Bush, Charles
Eugene Jackson
B: 1932-12-07
D: 2018-05-05
View Details
Jackson, Eugene
John Adams
B: 1929-12-20
D: 2018-05-01
View Details
Adams, John
Loraine Kiser
B: 1942-04-14
D: 2018-04-15
View Details
Kiser, Loraine
Velma Seagraves
B: 1957-06-26
D: 2018-03-25
View Details
Seagraves, Velma
Kathy Martin
B: 1952-01-07
D: 2018-03-21
View Details
Martin, Kathy
Willis Green
B: 1935-12-01
D: 2018-02-20
View Details
Green, Willis
Joyce Newman
B: 1949-01-26
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Newman, Joyce
Anthony Noble
B: 1964-04-16
D: 2018-02-04
View Details
Noble, Anthony
Michael Rice
B: 1982-06-10
D: 2018-02-03
View Details
Rice, Michael
Phyllis MidKiff
B: 1923-08-22
D: 2018-01-27
View Details
MidKiff, Phyllis
James Sharp
B: 1946-12-05
D: 2018-01-15
View Details
Sharp, James
Violet Bradley
B: 1930-06-06
D: 2018-01-07
View Details
Bradley, Violet
Jewell Peffer
B: 1927-05-05
D: 2018-01-05
View Details
Peffer, Jewell
Bonnie Smith
B: 1948-06-14
D: 2018-01-01
View Details
Smith, Bonnie
Eloise Hereford
B: 1929-05-29
D: 2017-12-28
View Details
Hereford, Eloise
Mary Hale
B: 1956-02-15
D: 2017-12-22
View Details
Hale, Mary
James Sloan
B: 1943-11-09
D: 2017-12-01
View Details
Sloan, James

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
203 West Main Street
Grayson, KY 41143
Phone: 606-474-5114
Fax: 606-474-0840

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Jewell Peffer can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Jewell Peffer (Thomas)

Jewell Peffer (Thomas)
Jewell Thomas Peffer, 90, of Wilmington, NC, formerly of Grayson left this world for a heavenly home on January 5, 2018 after a decades-long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born on May 5, 1927 in Butcher Hollow in Van Lear, Kentucky to late Albert and Violet Cordle Thomas.

Jewell grew up in Coon Eye in Carter County. She attended Shell Rock Elementary School and graduated from Erie High School in Olive Hill. She earned undergraduate and master’s degrees from Morehead State College, now a university. She taught eight grades at a one-room school at Four Mile. She then taught at Shell Rock Elementary and then at Prichard Elementary in Grayson. She began every school day with the Pledge of Allegiance, a Bible story, and songs. She said about her teaching career, “I never met a child I didn’t like.”

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Peffer, and by siblings, James Thomas, Irma Clayton, Joyce Thomas, J.R. Thomas, Douglas Thomas, Phillip Gene Thomas and Sytha Lois Tolley.

She is survived by a son, Thomas (Hope) Peffer of Ashland and a daughter, Kathryn Miles Of Wilmington, NC; a sister, Mary Ellen Edison of Florence, KY; four grandchildren, Sean (Pasha) Peffer, Holly (Mike) Smith, Molly Miles and Jonathan (Jennifer) Miles; two great-grandchildren, Brennan and Madeleine Peffer; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson, James Harris and Mike Smith, ministers. Burial will follow in the Grayson Memorial Park.

Visitation will be Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.sparksfhcom;
Order Flowers

Life Story for Jewell Peffer (Thomas)

HEAVEN

Think of stepping on shore and finding it Heaven!

Of taking hold of a hand, and finding it God’s hand.

Of breathing a new air, and finding it celestial air.

Of being invigorated, and finding it immortality.

Of passing from storm to tempest to unbroken calm.

Of waking up, and finding it Home.
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos