Rev Silas Abraham Peeler

Rev Silas Abraham Peeler

Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
Death 3 Dec 1948 (aged 84)
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Section 1 Peeler Plot
Memorial ID 113585837 · View Source
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84yrs 4mos 9days. Son of Jim London and Elizabeth (unknown) Peeler. Husband of (1) Ida Marshall Peeler, and (2) Constance Hendrickson Peeler. He had been a minister, and president of Bennett College from 1905 to 1913. At the time of his death, he had lived at 803 Julian St. in Greensboro.

Obituary from the Saturday, Dec. 4, 1948 Greensboro Daily News:

"Death Claims Retired Pastor---Rev. Silas Peeler Was Also College Head.

Rev. Silas Abraham Peeler, 84, retired Methodist minister and former president of Bennett College, died at 7 P.M. yesterday at his home, 803 Julian street, following a long illness.

He was president of Bennett College from 1905 to 1913 and had served as a trustee of the institution for the past 15 years.

A native of Cleveland County, Rev. Mr. Peeler began his 50 year ministry in Macon, Georgia. He returned to North Carolina. During his early years in Greensboro, he instigated the building of St. Matthew's Methodist Church, of which he was pastor for many years. He had held
several offices in the North Carolina Conference and was retired in 1942.

He was educated at Bennett College, Clarke University, and Gamma Theological Seminary, both in Atlanta.

Surviving are his wife, the former Constance Hendrickson; three sons, F.M. of Buffalo, N.Y.; W.S. of New York City; and A.H. Peeler of Greensboro, and three daughters, Mrs. R.P. Stevens of Greensboro, Mrs. C.E. Baker of Charleston, W. Va.; and Mrs. H.P. Stone of Savannah, Ga.

Funeral arrangements were incomplete last night."

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