Martha Pickett Peele, 87, of Clayton, passed away on Friday, May 26, 2017 surrounded by her family.She was the daughter of the late James Bowden and Mary Elizabeth Johnston Pickett. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Peele was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Collin Peele. She is survived by three daughters, Deb Bunn (Julian), of Raleigh, Martha “P-nut” Jeffreys (Danny), of Wendell, and Sandy Peele, of Raleigh; and grandchildren, Danny Jeffreys (Wendy) and Anna Jeffreys, of Wendell.A memorial service will be held at 11am on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Horne Memorial United Methodist Church, Clayton, NC. Family will receive friends following the service in the Ladies Parlor of Horne Memorial. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Methodist Home for Children, 1041 Washington St., Raleigh, NC 27605 Transitions Hospice, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.Arrangements by McLaurin Funeral Home.