Savannah Peterson, age 100, of Hawthorne Drive, Johnson City, TN passed away January 28, 2012 at her home. She was a daughter of the late Dove M and Nora Ann Hughes Cooper and a native of Mitchell County, NC. She was a Homemaker and a member of Bailey Church of The Brethren.
Survivors include daughters, Vergie Peterson, of Erwin, TN, Mable Peterson, Mildred Gerstner, and Verlon K. Peterson, all of Johnson City, TN, one son, Klint Peterson, of Green Mountain, NC, one grandson, Clifton Greer Peterson, one great granddaughter, Morgan Peterson, one half sister, Mary Helen Cooper, of Old Fort, TN.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jake G Peterson, three sisters, Ida Morrell, Nola Ensor, and Pearl Cooper, and brothers, Jessie Bright Cooper, and Cecil Cooper.
Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Henline – Hughes Funeral Home with Joe Brown officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Hughes Cemetery (Peterson Road), Green Mountain, NC