Ethel Lea Peters

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Ms. Ethel Lea Peters, age 91 of Calvin passed from this life on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents Ike Peters and Laura Stein-Peters; brother Doyle Peters and sister Virginia Peters-Provence. Those left to cherish her memory are her brother, Don Peters and wife Evelyn; nephew Tommy Provence and wife Sharon; niece Stephanie Grice and husband Paul and their children Katelyn and Nathan Grice; niece Donna Taylor; niece Debi Nelson; nephew Scott Peters; niece Laura Ellen Garner; niece Pam Lloreda; and niece Ramona Christiansen. She was also survived by numerous other great nieces and nephews.

Ethel Lea was born on September 24th, 1927 in Kelly, Louisiana. She worked for the Winn Parish School Board for forty plus years. She was not only an aunt, but she served as a mother to all of her nieces and nephews. Throughout her life, she not only served the Lord, but she served those that were near and dear to her heart including: her mother, sister, and best-friend.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers were: Wayne Smith, William Price, Tim Price, Don Price, Mike Peter, Ken Richardson, and honorary pallbearer, Johnny Israel.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 pm on Friday, April 19, 2019, at Calvin Baptist Church with Reverend Billy VerHoeff officiating. Interment followed at Garden of Memories cemetery with Charles Kerr handling the graveside service under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

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