Orvie Inez Peppers

  • Born: April 22, 1926
  • Died: August 4, 2019
  • Location: Rock Falls, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


Orvie I. Peppers, 93 formerly of Rock Falls died Sunday August 4, 2019 at Resthave Home in Morrison.

She was born on April 22, 1926 in Hackleburg, Alabama the daughter of Thomas J. and Minnie I. (Crow) Tidwell. She had worked in dietary at the former Dixon Develop Mental Center for 20 years and then worked for 6 years in dietary at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Morrison.

She was a member of Como Baptist Church. She had enjoyed sewing, quilting and had a great love for her family.

Survivors include two sons: Edward (Judy) Peppers of Byhalia, Mississippi and Jack (Diane) Peppers of Morrison; one daughter, Sharon (Gary) Handel of Sterling; 12 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren and 15 great great grandchildren.

We want to acknowledge our appreciation as a family to her care givers: Jan Cady, Tonya Denning, Kathie Sliger and Lucas Peppers.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons: Ronald and Wayne Peppers; one grandson Todd; one great grandson Tyler; one great granddaughter Jaylen; five sisters and two brothers.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday August 7, 2019 from 5-7 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Avenue in Rock Falls. The funeral will follow on Thursday at 10 AM at the funeral home with Reverend Dalmus Meeks officiating and Kenneth Peppers, assisting. Burial Oak Knoll Memorial Park.

Memorials to Diabetes Research or Heart Association.