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MSgt Vernon Elbert Peters

Obituary Date: Friday, August 23, 2019

MSgt Vernon Elbert Peters, age 93, of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 23, 2019.

MSgt Peters was born in Columbus, GA on April 24, 1926 to the late John Benjamin and Isabel Abercrombie Peters.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law Leon McCoy and Lillie Mae Peters; brothers Glen Peters and Clarence Peters; sister and brother-in-law Inez and Homer Keith; and brother-in-law Andy Clark.  MSgt Peters honorably served his country in the Air Force and retired after 22 years of dedicated service.  He then went on to retire from RTC Refrigeration Company after working for 18 years.  He attended Covenant Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife Betty Jane Peters; daughter Teresa Dewey; grandchildren Russell Pace, Jonathan Dewey and Shelby Dewey; brother and sister-in-law B.R. and Carol Peters; sister Frances Clark; sister-in-law Bessie Peters; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at the chapel of Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home.  The Rev. Lyman Caldwell will officiate.  Interment will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday at the funeral home.

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Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of Dahlonega

Funeral Date
08/27/2019 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home
2068 U.S. 19 Business , Dahlonega 30533