Elizabeth Peters, 82, of Patmos, died Monday, September 9, 2013, at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock.
Mrs. Peters was born November 8, 1930, in Durant, Oklahoma, to Lucian Everett and Marjorie Louise Williamson Hodges. She was a retired Nursing Home Administrator in West Texas. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hope. She was the Mayor of Patmos, considered to be the Community Administrator, Secretary and Treasurer of the Patmos Fire Department and City, and also was known as the First Lady of Patmos. Mrs. Peters also started the Patmos City Park. Her favorite joy was her husband and family, but she also enjoyed greatly donating her time to the Community of Patmos.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Everett Hodges; and a grandson, Blaine Peters.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, John Robert Peters; five sons, Glenn Peters, of Patmos, Mike Peters, of Patmos, David Peters, of Patmos, Chris Peters, of Fort Stockton, Texas, Randy Peters, of Patmos, and Gary Peters, of Patmos; a daughter, Kathryn Keller and husband, Ray, of Carlsbad, New Mexico; seven grandchildren, Beth Valenzuela, of Austin, Texas, Jeff Keller, of Carlsbad, New Mexico, Duce Hobbs, of Oologah, Oklahoma, Donna Bolner, of New York State, Rodney Peters, of Dallas, Texas, Sheena Milburn, of Hope, and Haylee Peters, of Patmos; six great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, at Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 12, at the Brazzel/Oakcrest Chapel, with Bro. Jerry Crane officiating. Burial will follow at Patmos Cemetery in Patmos.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Patmos City Park, 761 Hwy. 355, Hope, Ar., 71801.
Arrangements by Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director.