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Mary Nell McGirt Peters
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1925
Death: Sep. 6, 2009

Daughter of John Britton McGirt and Claire Malcom/Malcolm
Wife of James Bostick Peters

Funeral Home Obituary

Mary Nell McGirt Peters, 83, of Decatur, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2009 at her home after an extended illness. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 8 at A. S. Turner and Sons Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, September 9 in the chapel at A. S. Turner and Sons Funeral Home with Rev. James Sanders and Rev. Donn Ann Weber officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Tucker. Ms. Peters was born in Waycross, Georgia to John Britton McGirt and Claire Malcom McGirt. She was born on October 9, 1925 and attended Waycross High School and the University of Georgia. She was married to James Bostick Peters, Sr. Ms. Peters was manager of Maier and Berkele Jewelry in Decatur for 35 years. She was a member of University Heights United Methodist Church and DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution). Ms. Peters was preceded in death by her husband, James Bostick Peters, Sr.; one son, Chip Peters; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John B. McGirt; and one sister, Betty McGirt Lee. Ms. Peters is survived by son, James Bostick Peters, Jr. and his wife Rhonda Hatcher Peters; one brother, John (Jack) Britton McGirt and wife June; six grandchildren, Claire, Michelle, Vicki, Chip, Jimmy, and Jessica; three great grandchildren, Lindsey, Layne, and Ethan; and many nieces and nephews. Donations in her memory can be made to her favorite charity, United Methodist Children's Home, 500 South Columbia Dr. Decatur, GA 30030. A. S. Turner & Sons 
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  John Britton McGirt (1897 - 1967)
  Claire Elizabeth Malcolm McGirt (1902 - 1968)
  James Bostick Peters (1920 - 1998)*
  John Chipmon Peters (1952 - 1993)*
  James Bostick Peters (1954 - 2014)*
  Mary Nell McGirt Peters (1925 - 2009)
  Betty Claire McGirt Lee (1928 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Floral Hills Memory Gardens
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Martie Groome
Record added: Nov 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62269319
Mary Nell <i>McGirt</i> Peters
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Mary Nell <i>McGirt</i> Peters
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Mary Nell <i>McGirt</i> Peters
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