COMMERCE - Shirley Elizabeth Greene Peters, 71, died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Walton County, the daughter of the late Thomas Alton and Maggie Lee Howard Greene. She was a member of Rogers Baptist Church and a retired school teacher. Mrs. Peters was preceded in death by two brothers, Al and James Greene.
Survivors include her husband, Carlton Harry Peters, Commerce; a son, Luke Peters, Charlotte, N.C.; brothers, Lee Greene, Winder, Richard Greene, Braselton, and John Greene, Monroe; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 11, at 3 p.m. at Rogers Baptist Church with the Rev. John Webber officiating. Interment will follow in West Lawn Cemetery, Monroe. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday night, May 10, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.