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Kay Euvonne Peebles

Kay Euvonne Peebles, American nurse. Registered Nurse Florida, Georgia, South Carolina. Recipient Betty Crocker award, General Mills, Inc., 1964.


  • Peebles, Kay Euvonne was born on August 17, 1949 in Aiken, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Vernon Lewis and Merle Euvonne (Leaphart) Rhoden.

  • Education

    • AS in Nursing, University South Carolina Aiken, 1977.


    • Staff nurse Hospital Corporation American, Aiken, 1976—1977. Head nurse Largo, Florida, 1978—1981. Staff nurse Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1981—1985.

      Head nurse South Carolina Department Corrections, Columbia, since 1983. Instructor American Heart Association, Augusta, Columbia, 1981—1985. Volunteer Coalition Assist Abused Persons, Aiken, 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse Florida, Georgia, South Carolina.


    The belief in religious freedom and its corollary, the separation of the institutions of church and state, come from the commitment to the authority of the Bible.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Each person is responsible before God for his or her own understanding of the Bible and is encouraged to work out his or her salvation with fear and trembling.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.


    Member of National Association Female Executives, American Correctional Health Services Association (state treasurer 1986-1987), American Correctional Association, South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association, South Carolina Nurses Association, South Carolina State Employees Association, American Nurses Association, Toastmasters, Beta Club, Omicron Theta Alpha.





    • Married Phillip R. McElhaney, May 26, 1968 (divorced 1979). Children: Laura Lynn, Jonathan Pierce. Married Resident Advisor Peebles, June 2, 1983.
    • father: Vernon Lewis Rhoden
    • mother: Merle Euvonne (Leaphart) Rhoden
    • spouses: Phillip R. McElhaney
    • Resident Advisor Peebles
    • children: Laura Lynn Peebles
    • Jonathan Pierce Peebles
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    Born August 17, 1949
    (age 68)