Weatherford Democrat

January 15, 2013

Maudelene Peoples

Weatherford Democrat



Maudelene Peoples, 83, of Weatherford, left this life on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at her daughter’s residence in Arlington. 

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday.

Maudelene was born Aug. 13, 1929 in Weatherford, to Louie and Katherine Welch. She was a homemaker, loved going to Winstar, bowling and was a member of Prince Memorial CME were she sang in the choir. Maudelene married Robert L. People Sr. on Sept. 25, 1954. They where deployed to Germany, where Maudelene taught kindergarten. She is preceded in death by her brother, James Louie Welch.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Robert Peoples Sr.; children, Wayne C. Peoples of Weatherford, Erna R. Lacy of Arlington, Robert L. Peoples Jr. and wife Rosemary of Fort Worth; sister, Wanda J. Sanders and husband Carl, of Fort Worth; six grandchildren, Marcus, Briana, Quentin, Wayne Jr., Desiree and Timeshia; six great grandchildren; three nieces; and two nephews.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel