February 24, 1940 - August 6, 2012
Funeral services for Patricia Ann Johnston Peters, age 72, of Rusk are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2012 in Oakland Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. R.S. Dyess and Rev. Jamie Hogan officiating. Interment will in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Rusk. Mrs. Peters died August 6, 2012 in Jacksonville. She was born February 24, 1940 in Houston, Texas to Orval and Marcelle Johnston. Mrs. Peters received her Psychiatric Nursing Degree from Henderson County Junior College, her Associate degree from Tyler Junior College and her Bachelor of Science Degree from The University of Texas at Tyler. She retired from Rusk State Hospital after 34 years, with the last 20 years as the Assistant Coordinator of Community Relations. She served as a volunteer with Meals on Wheels and was a dedicated member of Oakland Missionary Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother, Jerry Don Johnston and daughter Pamela Peters Wilson. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles Ray Peters of Rusk, Texas, son Kent Peters of Rusk, Texas, son and daughter in law, Steve and Laurie Peters of Rusk, Texas, daughter and son in law, Neilicia and Dennis Howard of The Colony, Texas, son Kenneth Peters of Oregon and grandchildren Courtney and Colby Peters, Jennifer Powell, Colton and Cade Peters, Kloie, Triston and William Peters, Olivia, Eliza and Lorelei Howard, as well as extended family. Pallbearers will include Jerry Wood, Joe Rozelle, Dennis Kennedy, Bobby Nolley, Gary Higgins, Harold Dement, D.R. Stewart and James Halbert. Honorary pallbearers will be Patsy Wood, Esther Dyess, Carolyn Halbert, Barbara Evans, Wanda Norman, Debbie Dyess, Don Goff, John Beason, Robert Rupert, Thomas Olan Wood, Billy Lovelady, Carla Lovelady and Mike Walley. Visitation will be at Wallace-Thompson Funeral in home Rusk Wednesday, August 8, 2012 from 6:00 – 8:00pm.
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