Louisa Claire Peacock

Born in Washington, DC on May 19, 1954

Departed on February 7, 2019 and resided in Decatur, Ga

Louisa Claire Peacock of Decatur GA died at age 64 on 2/7/2019 while in hospice following a recent illness. Claire was born in Washington DC on 5/19/1954 to William Luther Peacock and Louisa Davis Peacock. She is survived by her mother Louisa Peacock, brother William Davis Peacock (Denise), grandchildren Riley Cain and Xander Cain, nephews Reid Peacock (Catherine) and Gabe Peacock, a great niece and a great nephew, several cousins, and former husband Jim Cain (Lynn). Claire was a devoted mother to her son, Christian Davis Cain, who predeceased her in death on 11/30/2018. Claire, a graduate of Georgia State University, worked as a medical technologist at Quest Diagnostics until retirement. She was a talented seamstress, cook, contra dancer, African drummer, formerly performing with Conundrums, and avid visitor with her family to the National Parks of the US. Claire’s family wishes to express appreciation to her many friends, including Greg Harris and Lorenzo Harris, and hospice staff for their support and care of her during this time. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. A memorial service will be held at Oak Grove United Methodist Church, Decatur GA, on 2/15/2019 at 1:00, officiated by the Reverend Mary Lou Gilbert and followed by family visitation.

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  1. Claire Todd and Eric Allender February 8, 2019 at 4:30 pm - Reply

    We were the two Claires who danced with Briar Rose Garland team and were tickled when we discovered we shared May 19th as our birthday although she was 4 years younger. My husband Eric Allender and I are saddened to hear of her death. Claire’s beautiful smile and graceful dancing always added to the delights of a day or evening.

  2. Lori Lewis February 8, 2019 at 5:03 pm - Reply

    Loving memories of Claire and the Briar Rose Garland Dancers from so long ago. Deepest condolences to her family and friends.

  3. constance cantwell February 8, 2019 at 8:09 pm - Reply

    Love for Claire and all her family and friends. And with your son . . . dance on.

  4. Susan Davis February 10, 2019 at 5:14 pm - Reply

    This afternoon I found photographs of two lovely Briar Rose quilts that I am sure Claire had a (very skillful) hand in making. One depicts a beautiful rose and the other one is squares that depicted garland dancers that we made.
    My husband Scott and I are sadden at the loss of Claire and the loss of Christian.

    Susan Davis

  5. Judy Lumb February 10, 2019 at 11:24 pm - Reply

    I am sad today to hear about the loss of Claire and her son Christian. I was very fond of Claire. My condolences to Jim and all of us Briar Rose dancers.

  6. Constance Keith February 11, 2019 at 10:46 pm - Reply

    I am so sorry to hear of Claire’s passing. I’m sure Christian and she are together and rejoicing with the Lord. My deepest condolences to her family and loved ones.

  7. Amy Jackson February 13, 2019 at 7:17 pm - Reply

    ConunDrums are so saddened by the passing of our sister, Claire… We will miss her so very much. She made a huge impact on all of us. She was not only the first musical director of ConunDrums but she was also an amazing djembe drummer and beautiful charismatic performer.
    We are also so very sorry for the loss of her son, Christan. We remember all the wonderful heartfelt things she said about him during his teenage years.

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