John Alton Peacock

John Alton Peacock

Taylorsville, Bartow County, Georgia, USA
Death 24 Dec 1951 (aged 71)
Polk County, Georgia, USA
Burial Rockmart, Polk County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 91814199 · View Source
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John A. Peacock, 71, Dies Monday At Atlanta Home
John A. Peacock, 71, former Rockmart resident and brother of Messrs. Judson M. and David W. Peacock, of this city, passed away Monday at his home, 773 Delmar avenue, in Atlanta. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the chapel of J. Allen Couch & Son, in Atlanta and burial with Masonic rites was at Rose Hill cemetery in Rockmart. The Rev. W.P. Allison officiated.
Born in Taylorsville, Mr. Peacock was the son of the late Judge and Mrs. George W. Peacock, pioneer residents of this section. He lived in Rockmart until some 30 years ago, moving to Atlanta where he continued to make his residence and until some months ago was active as a carpenter.
Mr. Peacock was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist church and Rockmart Lodge No. 95 F.&A.M.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Willie Elsberry Peacock, two sons, John A., Jr., and Richard L., both of Atlanta; four brothers, Robert R., Rome, Robert S., Atlanta, David W. and Judson M., of Rockmart. There are two grandchildren.
The Freeman Harris Funeral Home, Rockmart, assisted in the rites here.
(The Rockmart Journal, Friday Morning, December 28, 1951, front page)


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