Herrin- Nancy Elizabeth Peters, 84, of Herrin, died at 4:05 P.M., Saturday, October 20, 2001 at Shawnee Christian Nursing Center in Herrin.
Nancy was born on March 31, 1917 in Herrin to Edward Everett & Elsie (Johnson) Stout. She married Walter Allen Peters in 1942. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1979.
Mrs. Peters was a homemaker and formerly worked for a short time at Smoller Bros in Herrin. In her spare time Nancy enjoyed going fishing with her sister Dora at Crab Orchard Lake. She was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Herrin and was well known for her many photographs of the church and various activities.
Son- Ronald Peters- Energy
Grandson- Ronald Allen Peters- Herrin
Grandson- James Leland Peters- Herrin
Brother & sis in law- Harry & Jean Stout- Herrin
Sister- Dora Roach- Johnston City
Brother & sister in law- Harvey & Alice Stout- Chicago
Sis & bro in law- Lillian & Bill Herzog- Johnston City
Several nieces & nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son; Edward Allen Peters and two brothers; Charles Esco Stout and Thomas Stout.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. Rev. Michael Tetmeyer will officiate. Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday, October 22, 2001 from 6-9:00 PM at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to the First Pentecostal Church in Herrin and will be accepted at the funeral home. For more information about this service or to sign the memorial guest register, please log on to www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.