Constance D. Peacock
Celebration of Life services for Constance D. Peacock, 78, of Urbana, will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at Mt. Hope Cemetery Chapel, Champaign. Rev. Dr. Claude E. Shelby, Sr. will officiate.
Visitation will be at 10 a.m. at the Chapel. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Constance passed away at 11 p.m. on Sept. 13, 2016, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
She was born May 27, 1938, in Champaign, a daughter of George Peacock, Sr. and Elizabeth (Bessie) Showers Peacock. They preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were two sisters and seven brothers.
She is survived by two sisters, Jesslyn Peacock, of Urbana, and Joan (John) Ellis, of Champaign; one brother, Jesse Peacock, of Memphis, Tenn., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Constance was a graduate of Urbana High School and the Champaign Business School. Before her retirement in 1993, she was employed for 30 years as a Finance Specialist by the U.S. Government at Chanute AFB, Rantoul.
She was a member of the U. of I. Courtsiders, and a member of the Bowling Hall of Fame in the Illinois Women’s Bowling Association. Her hobbies included gardening, baking, and bowling. She proudly served as a bowling coach for the Junior Bowling League. She enjoyed Illini sports and was an avid Cubs fan.
She was a member of Salem Baptist Church in Champaign.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mills Cancer Institute, 509 W. University, Urbana, IL 61801.
View the online obituary and send condolences to the family at www.HeathandVaughn.com
To the Peacock Family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers. Connie was a wonderful lady. I'm so glad our paths crossed. May God give you strength at this difficult time.
Elaine Washington Harmon
Sorry to hear of Connie’s passing. My thought and prayers go out to you all during this difficult time. I will certainly miss the conversations we had and seeing her at ILLINI sporting events, especially women’s basketball.