PULASKI, Va.— Johnnie Peveler, age 86, of Pulaski, VA, went home to be with her Lord Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Lewis Gale Medical Center in Pulaski VA. Born January 7th, 1931 in Bartley, WV, she was the eldest child of the late John and Mae Christian. She enjoyed family reunions, quilting, canning, hunting, skeet shooting and dancing. After raising her family, she fulfilled her life's dream of going to college and graduated in 1973 as a registered nurse.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands: Archie Marshall and Ebb Peveler, son: Marcus Marshall, grand-children: Marky Marshall, Jonathan (Mikey) and Etiola Cortellesi, Sisters: Peggy Green, Bonnie Christian, Brothers: Jay and Donald Christian.
She is survived by daughter: Janet Sparks of Pulaski, Va., son: Wade Marshall and wife, Barbara from Blacksburg, Va., grand-children: Eric Marshall from Blacksburg, VA, Devin Cortellesi and wife Amberly of Bluefield, WV, Santana Marshall and companion, Joe Falgiani of War, WV, Julie Yates and husband Charlie of Goose Creek, SC. great-grand-children: Dominic and Sofia Falgiani of War, WV and one great-grandson due in June. Surviving sisters: Marie Sisk of Pipestem, WV, Helen Estep of Bluefield, WV, Janice and Warren Oliver of Collegedale, TN, Betty and Rick Bonari of Bremerton, Washington, Maxine and Jerry Irwin of Gains, MI., Rhonda Wiley of Thomasville, NC, Surviving brothers: Bob and Linda Christian of Mio, MI., Roger and Salitta Christian of Corunna, IN., Ronnie and Garietta Christian of Corunna, IN.
Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11 a.m. from Trinity Temple Pentecostal Holiness Church in Welch WV, with Evangelist Joe Akers officiating, burial to follow at Tom Sparks Cemetery in Bradshaw, WV.
The family will receive friends Friday, January 13, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Trinity Temple Pentecostal Holiness Church in Welch, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Cortellesi, Dr. Dave Skewes and Dr. Matthew Skewes.
Fanning Funeral Home at Welch, WV is serving the Peveler family.
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