Sun Subscriber Website Login



Evelyn E. Peterson
Please wait....

News Story
Updated: 05/07/2014 08:00:06AM

Evelyn E. Peterson

Share this story:

Text Size:

Evelyn E. Peterson, 85, of Bartow passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 31, 1928, in Blakely, Ga., to the late Roosevelt and Mary (Townsend) Ellis and had been a resident of the area since 2006 coming from Lakeland.

She was a retired bookkeeper/office manager for Tex Gas Company and was of the Baptist faith.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Willis B. Peterson; daughter, Linda Burton; brothers, Lewis Ellis and Hayward Ellis.

Survivors include daughter, Myrtice E. (Scott) Young of Bartow, Fla.; son; Ronald W. (Paula) Peterson Sr. of Lake Wales, Fla.; sisters, Gladys E. Rhodes of Donaldsonville, Ga., Lois J. (Tom) Riley of Blakely, Ga.; six grandchildren, Shawn Burton and Jeff Huggins, Alick S. Gerard IV, Rhonda Northey, April Taylor, Jr. Peterson and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral service is 11 a.m., Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Jackson officiating of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

Interment is at the Lake Wales Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time on Thursday.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.marionnelsonfuneral

Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Reader Comments (0)

Previous Page | Next Page

Submit your comment below:


* = Required information

Comments that include profanity, personal attacks, or antisocial behavior such as "spamming", "trolling", or any other inappropriate material will be removed from the site. We will take steps to block users who violate any of our terms of use. You are fully responsible for the content you post. All comments must comply with the Terms and Conditions of this site and by submitting comments you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.