Betty R. Peterson (87) of McAllen, Texas


Published on September 11 2013 10:17 am

Betty R. Peterson, 87 of McAllen, TX, died on August 15, 2013 in McAllen, TX.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at Liberty Christian Church, rural Brownstown, with Robert Kelly and Jim Dann officiating. A Graveside Service will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Griffith Cemetery, rural Brownstown. Memorials may be made to Liberty Christian Church. Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home, Brownstown is assisting the family with arrangements.

Betty was born on Monday, November 9, 1925 in Sefton Township to Roy and Fern Chatham Kelly. She married Bob Peterson and he preceded her in death.  She was a faithful member of Central Christian Church, McAllen, TX.

She is survived by her son, Bill Peterson; daughter-in-law, Ann Rodgers; brothers, Robert (Shirley) Kelly; grandchildren, Christa Rodgers, Alexandra Rodgers, Jennifer Griffith, Staci Crawford, Izack and Jonathon; nieces, Lana Pistorius, Rebecca Richards, Sandra Kelly, Teresa Duckworth, Lisa Cameron, Amy Pittenger and Courtnay Luster;  nephews, Michael Luster, Robert Kelly, Jr., Jim Kelly and Kevin Kelly.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Steven Rodgers, daughter, Ruth Ann Roehlk, sisters, Patricia Luster and Blondelle Rush and niece, Karen Baldwin.