Peggy Louise Neece, 76, of Rockford, IL passed away peacefully in her home Friday, August 20, 2021. Peggy was born August 27, 1944 in Phil Campbell, AL, daughter of Manley and Ada (Halman) Peppers. She married the love of her life, Everett (Gene) Neece, on June 20, 1964 in Rockford. Peggy was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who loved God and her family. She cared more about others than herself and would always give to those who were in need.
Peggy is loved and will be missed by her husband, Everett (Gene) Neece; son, Marty (Sara) Neece; grandchildren, Kylie (Miguel) Gonzalez, Joseph Neece, Jacob Neece; great grandchild, Ezra Gonzalez; sister, Faye Nix; sisters-in-law, Opal Peppers, Phyllis Peppers; brother, Bill (Linda) Peppers; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents; daughter, Arthena Louise Neece; sisters, Laura (Sis) Jones, Dorothy (Jeanette) Taylor; brothers, Prentice Lee (P.L.) Peppers, Harold (Buck) Peppers, and Manley Jr. Peppers.
Funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 28, 2021 in Lincoln Wood Baptist Church, 705 N Springfield Avenue, Rockford with a visitation from 11:00 a.m. until time of service in the church. Burial in New Milford Cemetery.
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