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“Dee Dee and Billie Ray, Larry and I are sorry to hear about your loss. May God give you peace and comfort. May God bless you ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Karen Velasquez - Batesburg, SC

“Thoughts and prayers to all the family. There are so many fond memories of this beautiful, special lady. She will always hold a special place in my...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: PAM LONG - WARD, SC

“DeeDee and familySending love and sympathy "LT" ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Janet Hudson (LT) - Friend

“Your presence in my life was unconditional love, encouragement, support. You were so loving even when I wasn't being loveable. Thank you for being...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Barbi Harrison - MARIETTA, GA

“I am so sorry for your loss she will be deeply missed she was a great person and I will miss her so much if you need anything you guys please let me...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Cindy Lance - Summerville, SC

“❤❤ ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Phylis Kearse - Blackville, SC

“The most extraordinary woman I have ever known... ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Tim Tyler - Chapin, SC

“We're thinking about you all and sending our prayers and our love. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Mary and Tom McCants - Lexington, SC

“Patty and Family, So sorry for your loss. I will always remember your parents that welcomed me into their home during the holidays. Prayers and...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Evelyn Holt - Friend

“She was my beacon when I was lost. She helped mold me into who I am today, which is a far cry from what she met years ago. She never let me get away...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Helen Brailsford - Manning, SC

“You will be missed Aunt Nella. You leave very special memories. We love you. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Evelyn Aline-Creech Wright - FL

“I have known nellie 43 years she was the best friend anyone could ever have I consider almost like a second mother she was always so sweet and kind...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Rosie Lamm - Summerville, SC

“Dear Patty and DeeDee,I am so very sorry for your loss. I know this has been such a hard year for each of you. Please know my thoughts and prayers...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Marlene Sides - Ridge Spring, SC

Nella Creech Peele, 86, of Charleston, SC, widow of Coach Robert "Bob" Vernon Peele, Sr., entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 27, 2020. Her graveside service will be held at 3:00 pm, Sunday, November 29, 2020 in the Live Oak Memorial Gardens and will be Live Streamed. The family will receive friends, prior to the service, from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., West Ashley Chapel. Masks are required and social distancing observed. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, Charleston, SC 29414.

Nella was born on November 9, 1934 in Olar, SC, a daughter of the late Gilmore S and Aline Hartzog Creech and was predeceased by her son, Robert "Bo" Peele, Jr.

Nella was the owner of Creech's Florist, which was founded by her mother, Aline Creech. She was a daily presence for close to 50 years, bringing much joy, laughter and love to all. Nella gave so much to her family and to anyone in need. She will be remembered as a well respected member of the Charleston community.

She is survived by her daughters; Dee Dee (Billy Ray) Beasley of Irmo, SC and Patty (Skip) Aldrich of Charleston, SC, her grandchildren; Brian (Cindy) Tyler, Andy (Nina) Tyler, Raleigh (Sarah Jo) Beasley, David (Aimee) Tyler, and Emily (Greg) Wilson, her great-grandchildren; Jackson and Palmer Beasley, Beaux and River Tyler.

Memorial donations may be made to Carolina Children's Charity.

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The graveside service will be live streamed at 3PM Sunday, November 29, 2020, and may be viewed HERE: