OBITUARY

Sybil LaRue PECKHAM

November 10, 1921May 13, 2018

Sybil Horn (Peckham) was born November 10, 1921 in Scurry Rosser, Texas, where she grew up on the family farm.

She married G.C. Jeter in 1940 and they had a daughter, Charlotte Ann. G.C. died aboard the Leopoldville in WWII and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Sybil married Samuel C. Peckham, Jr. in 1946, who became a chemist and had a Naval career for 20 years. They had 4 children, Barbara, Gloria, Denise and Paul.

She was preceded in death by Samuel, a son, Robert Koon, and daughter, Denise. She had 6 children, 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a great-great granddaughter.

Sybil loved to garden, sew, bake and paint by oil. She raised koi fish and loved cats. She moved with the family to La Mesa, CA in 1961 and was faithful to her local church there for 46 years.

She passed from her earthly life on Mother’s Day, May 13, 2018 at age 96. There will be viewing and a service to celebrate her life and faith at the El Cajon Mortuary on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, July 9, 2018
  • Graveside Service Monday, July 9, 2018

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