The funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 noon, Friday, April 1, 2011 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 104 Packing House Road, Americus, Georgia. Interment will follow in Eastview Cemetery, Ashby Street, Americus, Georgia.
Mrs. Mamie Lou Hart Peterson was born March 30, 1915 in Lee County, Georgia to the late Clay Hart and Maggie Berryhill Hart Crouch. She was educated in the public school system of Sumter County. She was married to the late Richard Peterson in 1936. To this union, they were blessed with three children. She was also blessed with a stepdaughter. She was preceded in death by her son, Willie Peterson, and one step granddaughter, Pastor Amanda Thompson. She was also preceded in death by three siblings, Willie Haywood Hart, Artie Charles Hart and Annie Lucy Ware.
Mamie Lou accepted Jehovah God as her personal Savior and joined the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in 1978 for 30 dedicated years. She was a very devoted member until her demise. After many dedicated years of service, she retired as a homemaker.
She leaves to cherish her memories three loving and devoted daughters, Bettye Peterson, Americus, Georgia, Annie Ruth Smith, Detroit, Michigan and Betty Stephens, Americus, Georgia; eight grandchildren, Felecia Peterson, Tywanna Peterson, Kim Smith, Andre' Lawrence Smith, Murray Peterson, Loretta Tatum, Charles A. Williams and Cheryl Williams; twenty great grandchildren, Maya, Ronnie, N'Dia, Destine, Nerissa, Allante', Lavelle, Darryl, Kamari, Elijah, Candice, Tiana, De'Ambra, Ashley, Fernado, Laquilla, Deanna, Lynette, Brittaney and Breone'; fourteen, great great grandchildren, Bre', Shay, Ramiyah, Christopher, Ronnie, Aubrielle, William, Darrell, Taisha, Markeith, Marquis, Quayshawn, Dondrea and Nykeria; a daughter-in-law, Rosa Peterson, Americus, Georgia; a sister-in-law, Geneva Hart, Detroit, Michigan; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including two devoted friends, Francis Perry and Mamie Singleton, both of Americus, Georgia.
sonceria turner(Sunday, February 24 13 04:08 pm EST)
u will be truly missed
We will miss you grandma!!!
Love you always - The LaQullia Tatum-Paramore and family!!!!
With thoughts to comfort you. From the Peterson Family and the Floyd Family Your niece Mrs Mary (Jimmy) Peterson Floyd and children. Children of your brother-n-law, Mr. Albert (Elvira) Peterson: Mary, Lula, Odessa, Esther, Ola, and Elbert 'Sonny' Peterson. I will never leave you nor forsake you. God is always with you and will make a way. We are praying for the family. There's no words that can fill the sympathy in your heart, but perhaps it will help to know others care. Jesus loves you and we do too. May God bless you all.
Love, Mary 'Babysis' Lee Floyd Peterson (Your loving niece and cousin)
You will be deeply missed!
loretta tatum,lynetta tatum,murray peterson,deanna tatum,laqullia tatum
Sis Bettye: We extend to you and your family our love. It is our prayer that you will be blessed.
Sis. Laura Fench,
Your Neighbors and Verandah Residence of Friends.
May the God of comforted give the Peterson's family the strength to endure during this time of sorrows.
I MISS YOU GRANDMA LOVE ALWAYS
MOTHER I LOVE YOU AND WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU MISSING YOU SO MUCH LOVE YOUR DAUGHTER
ANNIE RUTH PETERSON-SMITH