Emily Bryant Peace, age 83 of Lawrenceville, VA passed through heaven’s gates on Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019. She is predeceased by her parents, James and Rosa Bryant; brothers, Curtis and Thomas Bryant; sister, Edith Bryant and her late husband Kenneth F. Peace.
Emily was a talented floral designer, operating her own business for over 30 years. She was a devoted mother who instilled her hard work ethic and Christian values in her children. She created a loving home for her five children that was always filled with music and laughter.
She is survived by her special friend of 22 years, Nick Yates of Gasburg, VA; her son Kenneth B. Peace (Gayle) of Midlothian, VA; her four daughters, Teresa Gendron (Dennis) of Smyrna, TN, Tracy Norris (Hersey) of Jarvisburg, NC, Angela Murphy (Tim) of Franklin, TN, Emily Harrison (Chip) of Glen Allen, VA; thirteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends and family at Williams Funeral Home in Lawrenceville on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 11:00 to 12:30 p.m. A graveside service will be conducted 3:00 p.m. at Mill Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery, 6329 Mill Swamp Road, Ivor, VA.