Martha Peek

Martha Peek

Martha Mozelle Layell Peek, 81, of Greer Street, Granite Falls, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Caldwell UNC Health Care. She was born June 10, 1939, in Wilkes County to the late F.R. and Vallie Adams Layell. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, John Layell, Heburn Layell and Kelly Layell.

Mrs. Peek was a member of Heritage Pentecostal Church of Lenoir and loved her Lord. She will be remembered for the love and care she had for family and of course her wonderful cooking. She was selfless and always put others first. Martha was loved dearly by all and will be missed beyond measure.

Survivors include her loving husband, Leroy Peek of the home; one son, Travis Peek of Lenoir; one daughter, Ladatha Pennell and husband Joel of Lenoir; three sisters, Ruth Combs of Georgia, Florence Combs of Ronda, and Carol Watts of Whiteville; her four beloved grandchildren, Thomas “TJ” Pennell, Alex Pennell, Lauren Peek, and Chelsea Peek; and numerous nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

Graveside services will be held Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens of Lenoir conducted by her nephew, the Rev. Doug Combs and the Rev. Jordan Swink.

Serving as pallbearers will be members of the family.

Due to COVID-19, face masks and social distancing will be required.

Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneral

Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the Peek family.

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