EAST PRAIRIE - Wallace Shaw Peebles, 79, died at 4:20 a.m. Sept. 7, 2006, at his home.
Born Oct. 27, 1926, in Columbus, Ky., to the late Wallace Roberts and Hattie Adrienne Shaw Peebles, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a farmer. He was a member of the First Christian Church in East Prairie and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II.
On Nov. 15, 1952, at Piggott, Ark., he married Maudest Lucille Cooper who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Sharon Peebles of East Prairie; one daughter and son-in-law, Katy and Gary Garth of Murray, Ky.; two sisters, Elizabeth Morris of Charleston and Barbara Marshall of Wilmington, N.C.; and five grandchildren, Thomas Peebles, Adrienne Peebles and Lindsey Peebles of East Prairie and Rebecca and Sara Garth of Murray.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Larry Lane will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Anniston Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Robert Peebles, Thomas Peebles, Gary Garth, Kevin Mainord, Rick Givens and Brian Dill.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
Sikeston Jaycee Regional Dialysis Center 1008 N. Main St. Sikeston, MO 63801