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Melba “Nanny” Peabody Kinchen

Birth
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 17 Jan 2013 (aged 71)
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 103782752 · View Source
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Melba "Nanny" Peabody Kinchen, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2013. She was 71 years old, a native and resident of Baton Rouge. She was born and reared in a family of educators and community leaders. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Melba Woodward Peabody, Sr.; sister JoEdna Peabody Roberts; and former husband Ronald "Gary" Kinchen. A graduate of Baton Rouge High School Class of 1959, where her endearing smile and spirit lead to her being homecoming queen and cheerleader. She graduated from LSU with a Bachelor of Education and a Masters of Education. She was a lifelong teacher and elementary school principal at Highland Elementary and River Oaks Elementary School. As an educator, she touched the lives of many children. Her pearls of wisdom, sense of humor and heartfelt love will be cherished.


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  • Created by: BMM
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103782752
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melba “Nanny” Peabody Kinchen (4 Nov 1941–17 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103782752, citing Roselawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by BMM (contributor 47116592) .