Peever- Jean (Russell) of St. Thomas passed away on Friday January 6, 2017 at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital at the age of 79. Beloved wife of over 60 years to the late Gilbert Peever (2015). Loved mother of Donald Peever of London, Sherri Barat (James) of Aylmer and Jeffery Peever (Denyse) of Lindsay. Dear sister of Ken Russell of Kapaskasing, Evelyn Cloutier of Mississauga, Maggie Vanier of Belleville and the late Mickey and Ralph and Carol Russell of Lindsay. Proud grandmother of Becky Alden, Brenda Alden, Logan Peever, Ryan Peever, Jamie Barat , Michelle Barat and Jason Kern. Dear great-grandmother of Jeffery, Shelby and Devin, Wolfgang, Emily and Hans. She is sadly missed by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Jean was born April 26, 1937 in Timmins, the daughter of the late Levina (Veitch) and Fred Russell. She worked in Dietary at the St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital. She was an avid volunteer with Bingo Country. Resting at Williams Funeral Home 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stoke Foundation.