COLUMBUS — Roxanne Marie DeSoto Peeks, 60, died Apr. 15, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Memorial services will be at noon Wednesday at Columbus Christian Center with Rev. Kenny Gardner officiating. Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Peeks was born Sept. 25, 1956, in Gary, Indiana, to the late Ernest F. and Carolyn Taylor DeSoto. She was formerly employed as a waitress at The Huddle House and Pete’s. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ernest F. DeSoto, Jr. She is survived by her husband, Billy Ray Peeks of Steens; sons, Franklin Taylor DeSoto of Columbus, Gary Scott Peeks of Steens and Michael Johnson of Batesville; daughters, Lisa Pannell and April Taylor, both of Steens; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on April 18, 2017
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