SPENCER PETERS, JOSIE - Crawford County, Arkansas | JOSIE SPENCER PETERS - Arkansas Gravestone Photos


Peters Cemetery
Crawford County,

Oct 18, 1911-May 26, 2004

Josie Spencer Peters, 92, of Montrose, Colorado, died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, in Montrose. She attended school in Mountainburg, Arkansas.

She was an expert seamstress, making dresses for daughters and later granddaughters. She particularly enjoyed making quilts of all types and giving them away to family members. She lived at various locations in Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico and Colorado, but always considered Arkansas to be her home. After her husband's retirement from the Corps of Engineers, they worked with foster children in homes in Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Her last years after her husband's passing in 1997 were spent in Spring Creek Chalet in Montrose. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Adah Spencer; her husband, James S. Peters; a daughter, Neva Richard, and three brothers.

Funeral service was held June 1, at the Presbyterian Church in Alma, Arkansas with burial at Peters Cemetery near Mountainburg under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren.

She is survived by a daughter, a son and his wife, a sister, a brother, five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchilcren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 1804, Montrose, CO 81402

Contributed on 10/20/10 by tslundberg
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Submitted: 10/20/10 • Approved: 10/20/10 • Last Updated: 9/10/12 • R394980-G394979-S3

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