PEACOCK, Doris LillianPosted: July 15th, 2022
Doris Lillian Peacock of Picture Butte, AB passed away with family at her side, at Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge, AB on June 27, 2022 at the age of 97 following a brief illness. Doris was born on August 11, 1924 at home on the farm near Acadia Valley, AB to Herman and Elizabeth Salmon. Doris was raised along with her sister Lois on the family farm. After completing high school Doris attended Mountain View Bible College in Didsbury, AB and Cascade College in Portland, Oregon where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in 1949.
While attending Missionary Health Institute in Toronto, ON Doris met the love of her life Albert Lloyd Peacock of Barons, AB. On September 20, 1952 they were married in Acadia Valley.
Doris and Lloyd lived in Granum, AB where he taught school before they moved to the family farm east of Barons where they raised their family which grew to 8 children. Besides caring for her family, Doris enjoyed gardening, baking, reading, painting, serving in her church, and spending time with her family. Doris loved sharing her love of Jesus, leading bible studies at the Piyami Lodge in Picture Butte, Ab. for over 30 years. After many years on the farm, Lloyd and Doris retired to Picture Butte where they spent many happy years together until Lloyd’s passing in 2009. Following the death of her husband Lloyd, Doris moved into the Piyami Lodge in Picture Butte where she remained until she became ill.
Doris was predeceased by her husband Lloyd, son Harold, son in law Bruce Stewart and sister Lois Salmon.
Doris is survived by 7 children, sons – John (Marlene) of Rimbey, AB, David (Becky) of United Arab Emirates, Steve (Helen) of Calgary, AB Nathan (Mardell) of Ottawa, ON and Jack (Louise) of Picture Butte, AB, daughters – Liz Stewart of Red Deer, AB, Miriam Obst (Lee) of Calgary, AB and daughter in law Nancy Peacock of Edmonton, AB. She is also survived by 26 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.
The family of Doris would like to thank- the staff at Piyami Lodge and Piyami Place for their kind and compassionate care over the last 13 years, Chinook Regional Hospital Emergency and 4B staff for their wonderful care of Doris. And, many thanks to her church family and friends who picked her up for services over the years.
A Memorial service and Celebration of Life will be held on July 30, 2022 at 11:00 am at the Cornerstone Community Evangelical Free Church in Picture Butte, AB located at 440 Crescent Ave, N. Picture Butte, AB.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish to make a donation in her memory may do so to Cornerstone Community Evangelical Free Church in Picture Butte.