Obituary for Annie Mary Mabry McPeak

Annie Mary Mabry McPeak, aged 85, of Radford (Fairlawn), VA passed away on November 10, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Aaron (Ernie) J. McPeak, Sr.; by parents, Clarence and Agnes Tickle Mabry; by her two brothers, Larry Douglas Mabry and Clarence (Tommy) Mabry;  and by three sisters:  Louise Switzer, Virginia Epperly, and Margie Cronk.

She is survived by her children, Sandra Phillips (Danny) of Buda, TX, Gwen George (Mathew) of Salem, VA,  Aaron J. (Jeff) Jr. of Fairlawn, VA and Rita Rochelle Abate (Kenny) of Radford, VA; 10 grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, James Otis Mabry of Radford, VA and her sister, Mildred Jones of Salem, VA.

Annie worked at Hercules (Radford Arsenal) for many years. After retirement, she returned to school and received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Bluefield College in 1995, at aged 60.

She was a determined woman and would not be defeated in achieving her life’s goals. Annie had a soft heart for those less fortunate than herself and left behind a legacy of strong family traditions, hard work and a good work ethic.

She will now join her husband, Aaron (Ernie), who just recently passed.

Special thanks to the staff at Pulaski Health & Rehabilitation Center in Pulaski for their care of our parents over the last year, and more recently during their illnesses.

Due to covid precautions the family will be having private funeral services Monday, November 16, 2020 at the Bower Funeral Home-Pulaski. To sign her online guestbook, please visit

Arrangements are handled by Bowers Funeral Chapel, Pulaski, VA.