|Birth: ||Sep. 30, 1926|
|Death: ||May 13, 2009|
Virginia Ellen Gray Peterson, 82, of Wilmington, died Wednesday (May 13, 2009) at Clinton Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Peterson was born Sept. 30, 1926, in Sabina, daughter of the late Theo Thayne and Mildred Murdell Connor Gray. She had worked as a reporter and photographer for the Wilmington News Journal and was a past president of the Ohio Woman's Newspaper Association. Her interviews included Tim Conway, Phyllis Diller and General Westmoreland. She wrote "Her Favorite Recipe" column for many years. She was a 55-year member and past president of Brush and Pen and an active member and past president of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She graduated from Sabina High School in 1944.
She is survived by two sons, Michael Scott (Vicki West) Peterson and Timothy David Peterson; six grandchildren, Joshua Michael (Stephanie Kimnack) Cohen, Justin Peyton Cohen, Sean Evan Peterson, James Peterson, Tracy Peterson (Zack) Rice and Sarah Ellen Peterson; a great-grandson, Ethan James Cohen; a daughter-in-law, Laura LeMonds Peterson (James L.) Hobart; a brother, Kenneth (Joan) Gray; and a sister, Sharon (John) Trivett.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Patrick Peterson; a sister, Vivian Cox; and her former husband, Dr. Stanley Peterson.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the LITTLETON FUNERAL HOME, 104 N. Jackson St., Sabina, with burial in the Sugar Grove Cemetery following cremation. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Wilmington News Journal
17 May 2009
Sugar Grove Cemetery
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Record added: May 17, 2009
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