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Sunday, 14 April 2019 16:38

Emily Bryant Peace

Emily Bryant Peace, age 83 of Lawrenceville, VA passed through heaven’s gates on Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019. She is predeceased by her parents, James and Rosa Bryant; brothers, Curtis and Thomas Bryant; sister, Edith Bryant and her late husband Kenneth F. Peace. Emily was a talented floral designer, operating her own business for over 30 years. She was a devoted mother who instilled her hard work ethic and Christian values in her children. She created a loving home for her five children that was always filled with music and laughter. She is survived by her special friend of 22 years, Nick Yates of Gasburg, VA; her son Kenneth B. Peace (Gayle) of Midlothian, VA; her four daughters, Teresa Gendron (Dennis) of Smyrna, TN, Tracy Norris (Hersey) of Jarvisburg, NC, Angela Murphy (Tim) of Franklin, TN, Emily Harrison (Chip) of Glen Allen, VA; thirteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The family will receive friends and family at Williams Funeral Home in Lawrenceville on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 11:00 to 12:30 p.m. A graveside service will be conducted 3:00 p.m. at Mill Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery, 6329 Mill Swamp Road, Ivor, VA.
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  • Comment Link Loretta R. Nicholson Thursday, 30 May 2019 01:18 posted by Loretta R. Nicholson

    With Deepest Sympathy to the Peace Family. Your mother was a jewel.

  • Comment Link Nancy Thursday, 18 April 2019 08:34 posted by Nancy

    I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Mother's are very special as I know how Gayle is with her children. God will continue to watch over you and your family.
    Love to all of you!

  • Comment Link Sylvia Bugg Tuesday, 16 April 2019 18:48 posted by Sylvia Bugg

    You and your family have our deepest condolences. I remember your Mom who was most beautiful, gracious and kind. May her spirit and memories live on. With prayers,

  • Comment Link Karen McMillan Green Monday, 15 April 2019 19:37 posted by Karen McMillan Green

    Ken and Emily you have my deepest condolences. Your mother was a Beautiful Sweet Lady I will always remember her smile and soft voice. No words can Express what you all are feeling. I will be unable to attend due to me being out of town for my job, I will be praying for you all.
    Karen McMillan

  • Comment Link Dave and Gloria Monday, 15 April 2019 18:35 posted by Dave and Gloria

    So sorry for your loss. May Gods love fill you with joy knowing it’s not the end of the story.
    Dave and Gloria

  • Comment Link Regina Monday, 15 April 2019 14:34 posted by Regina


    We are so sorry for your loss.
    You Chip and all your family are in our prayers.

    Regina and Jim

  • Comment Link Martin Wetherbee Monday, 15 April 2019 14:12 posted by Martin Wetherbee

    Remembering all the fun times we had working together. Love You

  • Comment Link Elizabeth Carpenter Monday, 15 April 2019 12:33 posted by Elizabeth Carpenter

    Love and prayers to you all!

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