Arlene Mae Peacock, age 87, of Plano, Texas, passed away Feb. 19, 2018.  
Arlene was born June 1, 1930, in Nebraska City, to Elmer Russell and Effie (Turner) Hemphill.  
She lived in Omaha and then St. Louis and has resided in Plano, Texas since 1977 where she was employed with Contel which later became Verizon from 1978 until her retirement in 1995 as the Staff Assistant to the President.  Arlene was a member of Job Daughters and the Plano Republican Women’s Club and volunteered at the Plano Senior Center.
Arlene was preceded in death by her parents and husband, George E. Peacock.
She is survived by her daughters, Sheryl D. Berry and husband, Gabe W. of Plano and Tarra Foster and husband, Andrew of Chesterfield, Mo.; grandchildren, Ryan Gabriel Berry and wife, Cathy, Sean Allen Berry and wife, Nikole, Parker Franklin Foster, Dawson Andrew Foster and wife, Jessica, and Haley Diann Foster; great-grandchild, Henry Allen Berry; sisters, Dona Ross and husband, Dwaine of Nebraska City, and Sandra Leaton and husband, Nelson of Brookfield, Mo.; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Arlene Mae Peacock, will be March 5, at 1 p.m. at Peterson Mortuary Chapel, 111 N 11th St, Nebraska City, the Rev. Michael Schmidt of the First Christian Church “Disciples of Christ” officiate. Burial of ashes will follow at the Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City.
The family suggest memorials to the American Cancer Society.
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Local Services are entrusted to Peterson Mortuary at 111 North 11th Street in Nebraska City, Nebraska, 68410.