Margaret C. Peppers

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Margaret Christina “Chris” Peppers, 89, formerly of Fostoria, passed away on June 27, 2020 in Fairview Park, OH.

She was born March 27, 1931, in Blackfork, Ohio to Everett and Naomi (Harris) Keels. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Edward Peppers. They were married February 15, 1952. He passed awayon June 24, 1991.

Chris is survived by her children, Naomi (Thomas) Boles, of North Olmsted, and Edward Peppers, of
Lakewood. Also surviving are her true joys, grandchildren Jentry Harris, of Garfield Hts., Austin Harris, of Cleveland and Jordan Peppers, of Lakewood. Siblings Charles (Ruth) Keels, of Columbus, William “Bill” (Diana) Keels of Fostoria, and Cash Keels of Fostoria. She was preceded in death by her parents, Everett and Naomi Keels, three brothers, John, Gene and Rod Keels, three sisters, Dottie Owens, Alice Latham and Ruby Biles as well as her niece, Rachel “Tiny” Pullom.

Chris was a member of Union Baptist Church in Blackfork, OH and after moving to Fostoria, frequented several area places of worship. She formerly worked for and retired from Fostoria Hospital and the Fostoria School System. A veteran of the United States Army, Chris served in Okinawa in the medical field and was honorably discharged.

An adamant sports fan, Chris enjoyed attending sporting events and loved watching the Cleveland
Browns, Cavaliers and Indians play whenever possible.

Committal services are to be determined at Fountain Cemetery in Fostoria, OH.

Memorial contributions may be considered to Union Baptist Church, Blackfork, OH.

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  1. says:

    Sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family! Trust in God with all your heart and lean not to your own understanding and he shall direct your path!!

  2. Marlene Johnson Newsome, Gallipolis OH says:

    So many fond memories shall make me smile as another Saint ascends. Blessings to all who knew and loved her.

  3. Ken Latham says:

    Family, we mourn and Celebrate the Life of
    one of our Beloved Matriarchs. We Pray that She Rest in Peace, and that The Family have the Peace of the Lord.

  4. Gretchen Crump says:

    My condolences n Prayers to the Family. She was a Beautiful Lady n a big part of my childhood. She will be greatly missed

  5. Teri Henke says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of Chris passing. I have so many wonderful memories of her. She is now with God and walking with the Angels, bless her. My heartfelt condolences to the family

  6. Margaret Anderson says:

    It was an honor to have known her.

    • Rev. Larry & Doris Coker Whatley says:

      Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your mom. Our moms shared enjoyable times together over the years. I’d hear about those conversations from time to time & always appreciated their closeness. Just know that we love you & will pray that God’s comfort & peace are yours at this time.

  7. Mark Millie says:

    Sending My Love and Prayers Eddie and Family. I Am So So Sorry For Your Loss.
    Rest Peacefully In Heaven Mrs Peppers.

  8. Lin Gray says:

    My deepest sympathies to Naomi, EJ, Jentry, Austin, Jordan and the entire family. I have so many fond memories of Chris and will hold them close in my heart always. Rest In Peace amazing lady


  9. Tony says:

    Aunt Chris treated me like her 3rd child. I was at home, at her home many nights during my formative years and while home from college. Great cook and a better person! My heartfelt condolences to Peaches and EJ and all the relatives and friends that Aunt Chris influenced! We will miss her, but she is at home now!

  10. Jennifer Rak says:

    Ed- she may be away from this Earth but never forgotten, never gone; only forever moving forward!

  11. Renee Keels says:

    Peaches, EJ, Austin, Jentry and Jordan

    You know how much Aunt Chris was loved by us all. You are not alone. Love you all!

    Renee Keels