August 11, 1920 – January 27, 2013
Date of Service: January 30, 2013
Section: Garden of the Last Supper
Wayne Hobert Peters, 92, 1219 Broad Street, Elizabethton was promoted to Glory Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Ivy Hall Nursing Home.
A native of Johnson County, he was a son of the late Bruce and Iva Lee Reed Peters. He had lived most of his life in Carter County. He had served in the United States Navy During World War II stationed in the Pacific. He was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation having worked there for over 30 years. He was of the Free Will Baptist Faith. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife: RuthaMae Slemp Peters, March 6, 1986, by an infant daughter Waynetta Ivajo Peters, four sisters: Bonnie Reynolds, Ada Chambers, Rosa Peters and Dessie McCarty and two brothers: Carl and Bob Peters.
Mr. Peters loved to farm and do carpentry work.
Survivors include Two Daughters: Judy Heaton and husband Ronnie, Elizabethton and Vicky Peters, Clam Gulch, Alaska. A Son: Gary Peters, Elizabethton. 8 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren. Several Nieces & Nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Randy Johnson and Rev. Mark Potter officiating.
Graveside Service and Interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2013 in Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Nathan Jennings officiating. Music will be provided by Loren Harris. Active Pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday will be: Darrell Byrd, Jason Peters, Jamie Heaton, Keith Kennedy, Billy Winters, Dustin Winters and Devin Peters.
The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Dr. Jonathan Bremer, The Team Members of Ivy Hall Nursing Home and Caris Hospice. Military Honors will be provided by The American Legion.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter & son-in-law: Judy and Ronnie Heaton, 1219 Broad Street, Elizabethton.
To those who prefer memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Peters to the Carter County Rescue Squad. P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644 or the 2nd Harvest Food Bank, 127 Dillon Ct., Gray, Tenn. 37615.
Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery.
Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.