Age: 82 Address: Brush Creek Community Date of Death: Friday, January 17, 2014 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Alma Ree Peterson of the Brush Creek Community, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 17th at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was a daughter of the late Andrew and Vah Randolph Johnson and wife of the late Elmer Peterson who passed away in 1987. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church who was a secretary in the Yancey County School System for over 31 years until her retirement in 1996. She loved to cook, make Christmas candy, watch country music and camp but mostly her family was her world.
Surviving are her daughters: Rhonda Penland and husband, Eric, of Brush Creek and Cindy Peterson and husband, Gerald, of Burnsville; son, Andy Peterson and wife, Dawn, of Brush Creek; grandchildren: Ashley Gragg and husband, Caleb, Josh Peterson and wife, Kaycee, Zig Peterson and fiancée, Danielle Queen and Payton Peterson; great-grandchildren: Nicalas, Jadyn, Jackson and Lila Gragg.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 19th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Denny Wilson and Rev. Randy Laws will officiate. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Hospice of Yancey County for the wonderful care given to Alma Ree and requests memorial donations be made to them at 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.
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