Phyllis LeEtta Ahern Peterson – Obituary

By  | June 7, 2018 | Filed under: Marion County Funeral Home, Obituaries

Phyllis LeEtta Ahern Peterson, age 83, Hamilton, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at home. She was born in Andover, South Dakota, on Tuesday, September 25, 1934 to Charles Emery Ahern and Merle Carolyn Feller Ahern.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 25, 2018, at Marion County Funeral Home. The service will follow at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel with Bro. Jeff Armbrester officiating, the burial to follow at Hamilton Memory Gardens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert B. “Bob” Peterson; parents, Charles Emery Ahern and Merle Carolyn Feller Ahern; brothers, Lyle Ahern, Charles Ahern, Warren Ahern and Willis Ahern.

She leaves to cherish her memory, three children, Mark Peterson of Hamilton; Karin Williams (husband, David) of Northport AL; Doug Peterson (wife, Jennifer) of Hoover, AL; grandchildren, Bode Williams, Samuel Peterson, Ever Williams and Reese Peterson; sister-in-law, Ardell Severson; close family friend, Chris Clark; nieces, Patti Hergenreder, Nashville TN, and Jolene Shear, Clarksville, TN., and a host of other relatives and friends.

Phyllis, Bob and Mark moved to Hamilton in 1966 when Bob was transferred with Munsingwear.  Phyllis worked for 20 years for the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District.  She retired in 1998.  After retirement she kept busy with Hamilton United Methodist Women, Bridge Club, Panarama Club, Garden Club and volunteering in the gift shop at the Hospital.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hamilton First United Methodist Church and/or Hospice of Northwest Alabama.

Marion County Funeral Home directing.
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