February 22, 1956 ~ April 20, 2021

Born in: Riverside, California
Resided in: Suwanee, Georgia

Karen Sue Peoples passed on April 20, 2021 due to a pulmonary embolism incurred from a fall she had on April 1, 2021. She had surgery on her hips and was placed in a rehabilitation center after the surgery.

She is the daughter of the late George and Elaine Poulsen and has 5 siblings: her older sister Pam Winters, her older brother’s Steve Poulsen and Mark Poulsen her younger sister Janeen Ruse and preceding Karen was her little brother Kent Poulsen. She loved her family.

Karen was born in Riverside California where she grew up and went to school. She went to La Sierra High School and started college at Riverside Community while there she met Benjamin Peoples. They married after a year of dating. They raised a family of two children a son David and a daughter Laura. Karen loved both her children and taught them the correct principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ. She leaves to remember her legacy her husband Benjamin Peoples her son David and his wife Diana and their four children Dallin, Tanner, Alana and Logan. Her daughter Laura Peoples and Laura’s 3 children Gregory, Tyler and Scarlett. She dearly loved her children and grandchildren.

She also enjoyed teaching primary children and genuinely loved each child she taught. In her church career she served most of her time in Primary. She was an ordinance worker for about 6 years and Family History Director for 3 years. She also helped her father with transcription of church letters he dictated while he was in a Stake Presidency.

She worked for the Press Enterprise newspaper as a legal clerk doing obituaries when she moved out here to be with her children, she did the same with the local paper in Lawrenceville.

We cherish our memories of her and know it is only but a brief moment before we are reunited.


Visitation: May 4, 2021 10:00 am - May 4, 2021 11:00 am

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
3355 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA

Funeral Service: May 4, 2021 11:00 am - May 4, 2021 12:00 pm

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
3355 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA

Interment: May 4, 2021 2:00 pm - May 4, 2021 2:30 pm

Georgia National Cemetery
1080 Scott Hudgens Dr.
Canton, GA 30114


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