Virginia Mae Peterson, 98, of Lexington, Missouri, passed away November 8, 2017 at Shirkey Nursing Home, Richmond, Missouri. There will be a Celebration of Life on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall from 6:30 to 8:00pm. There will be a Graveside Committal Service at 11:00am on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Balltown Cemetery in Horton, Missouri. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be given to First Baptist Church, Lexington,
Virginia was born November 6, 1919 to Claude Harlan and Minnie Foreman Pettit in Metz, Missouri. She married Lester Peterson on August 6, 1939. He preceded her in death on November 25, 1995. She worked for as a cashier for the Lexington Montgomery Ward store for over 20 years. After her retirement she was a faithful volunteer for the Lexington Clothes Closet. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Virginia is survived by two sons, Ronald Peterson of Lexington and Darrell Peterson of Chesterfield, Virginia; eight grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and 11 great great grandchildren.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son Lane Peterson and his wife Bobbie Peterson; her daughter in law, Dianne Peterson; and her sister Dorothy Dunn.
Arrangements by: Walker Nadler Fuller Funeral Home, 1720 South Street, Lexington, MO 64067 660-259-2245