Mt. Vernon Register-News

July 16, 2013

Donna Peacock

The Register-News

---- — Donna Corene Peacock, 75, of Mt. Vernon, died 6:20 a.m. Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Green Tree Assisted Living in Mt. Vernon.

She was born Monday, June 13, 1938, in Evansville, Ind., the daughter of Geoffrey “Bud” and Roberta Marie (Harvey) Cremeens. She married William Henry “Bill” Peacock on May 27, 1955, in Orient. He preceded her in death on July 31, 2012.

Donna worked in accounting at several different firms; most recently at Costa Law Firm. At ten years of age, she accepted Jesus as her personal Lord and Savior at a Salvation Army Bible School in West Frankfort. She was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, where she was very active. She was also involved in the Mt. Vernon BPW, the Parkinson’s Action Network, Senior Circle, WOM and organized the Parkinson Support Group in Mt. Vernon. She loved photography.

She is survived by daughter, Cathy Hartman of St. Charles, Mo.; son, Keith Peacock and wife Stephanie of Vincennes, Ind.; 10 grandchildren, Craig Hartman and wife Laura of O’Fallon, Mo., Chad Hartman and wife Jill of Wentzville, Mo., Dave Guyton of O’Fallon, Mo., Kirsten Parr and husband Jason of Rhineland, Mo., Cristen Woolston and husband Colin of Madison, Wis., Cody Hartman of St. Peters, Mo., Travis Peacock and wife Dawn of Brownsburg, Ind., Jacob Peacock and wife Jessica of Vincennes, Ind., Nathan Peacock of Royal Center, Ind. and Abigail Peacock of Vincennes, Ind.; 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dwight Cremeens and wife Connie of West Frankfort and Ron Cremeens and wife Linda of West Frankfort; brother-in-law, Gary Peacock and wife Linda of Trout Valley; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one infant daughter, Loralee; and one brother, Ross Cremeens.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Gary Devenport and Pastor Ron Cremeens officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Park Avenue Baptist Church and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit for more information and to send condolences.