Coleen Cartner Peacock, 76, of Statesville, N.C., beloved wife of Gilbert “Gil” Peacock, passed away at the home on Sunday, June 27, 2021, following several years of declining health.

She was born August 24, 1944, and was the daughter of the late Clyde “Boo” A. Cartner and Blanch Richardson Cartner. Also preceding her in death were brother, Herman Cartner, and a sister, Jeanette C. Turner.

She graduated from Harmony High School and on December 22, 1968, she married Gilbert “Gil” Peacock. She worked at J.C. Penney Warehouse for 42 years, the only job she ever had and worked in accounting and personnel. She was a member of Rose Chapel UMC, where she was very active until her health declined. She sang in the choir and was on numerous committees and boards. She also was an accomplished artist by taking classes at Mitchell Community College.

In addition to her husband of 52 years, she is survived by a nephew, Alex Turner; brother-in-law, Jim Turner; sister-in-law, Carolyn Cartner; and another very special sister-in-law, Mary Peacock Bowman.

No formal services will be held at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to any Hospice facility of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

7 thoughts on “Coleen Cartner Peacock

  1. Gil, I was so sorry to hear of Coleen’s passing. May God comfort you in these very hard days ahead.

  2. Diane Dowell & Dennis Dowell says:

    Always liked Coleen. She was a beautiful lady. Dennis and I both worked at J.C. Penney and saw her most every day. So sorry about her passing.

  3. Gilbert: So sorry for you loss. Words cannot say. She was a beautiful soul and I loved her dearly! She was a dear fried and never too busy for a shoulder to lean on. ♥️♥️

  4. Sherri Taylor says:

    Gil, so sorry for your loss Coleen was a beautiful person inside and out. I worked with het at JC Penney for 26 years. She was always so sweet and friendly.

  5. teresa fox says:

    Gilbert, I am so sorry to see that your beautiful wife passed away. So sorry.

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