Frances Ann Peebles

Frances Ann Peebles, age 67 of Mulberry Grove, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.

Graveside funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 8, 2022, at Mulberry Grove City Cemetery in Mulberry Grove, Illinois. Family and friends are welcome to join the family at the cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the family. Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Frances Ann, the daughter of Sam Brown and Jewel Brown (Skinner), was born December 9, 1954, in St. Louis, Missouri. Frances attended the local schools and High School. She and De Ladd Peebles were united in marriage in 1974. They have enjoyed 48 years together.

She is survived by their 3 children: Michael Peebles and wife Amanda, Antione Peebles, and Monica Sauls and husband Cory. Frances was the loving grandmother of 9: Kayla, Micah, Jeanette, Ethan, Madisyn, Devin, Cortney, Maya, and Cayden. Frances was one of 7 children growing up, 3 are surviving: Clarence Brown, Jeanette Nelson and Geraldine Wilder. Preceded in death by her parents and siblings: Paul Brown, Deloris Parnell, and Charles Brown.

Frances loved people. She never met a stranger. Every person was just a friend she hadn’t met yet. She always saw the good in people, sometimes even when no one else could. Frances was skilled at making friends and building relationships. She used this skill for over 40 years as a teacher for Head Start Bond County where she supported the early education of children and their families. Because of her approachable personality, many people around the area know Frances and she enjoyed giving back to the community.

Previous articleBond County Treasurer On Tax Bills
Next articleBond County Fair Opens Thursday