Elizabeth Colette “Betty” <I>Hayes</I> Peterson

Elizabeth Colette “Betty” Hayes Peterson

Birth
Islip, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Death 18 Sep 2000 (aged 68)
Saint George, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Pine Valley, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 82984633 · View Source
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Herald Journal, The (Logan, UT ) - September 21, 2000
ST. GEORGE, Utah  On Sept. 18, 2000, Elizabeth (Betty) Colette Hayes Peterson, 68, passed away after a 20-year struggle with illness.

She was born June 7, 1932, in Islip, Long Island, N.Y., to Alton John Hayes and Melba Tew Hayes.

Betty married Charles S. Peterson in the Salt Lake City Temple on Aug. 17, 1953.

They are the parents of six children and have 19 grandchildren.

Raised in New York, Massachusetts, and Wilmington, Del., Betty attended BYU in 1949 and graduated in 1953 with a certificate in elementary education.

She taught grade school in La Sal, Utah. She was a citizen of many parts of Utah, living in San Juan County, Utah Valley, Carbon County, the Salt Lake Valley, Cache Valley, and Utah's Dixie.

Possessing a great zest for life, Betty loved to have fun. She valued learning and fostered an expansive cultural awareness.

She is survived by her husband, Chas; her children Colette (Leon) Spackman of Dumfries, Va., Joe (Becky) Peterson of St. George, John (Linda) Peterson of Kaysville, Matt (Pam) Peterson of Provo, David (Melanie) of Albuquerque, and Sam Peterson, who is serving an LDS mission in Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Metcalf Mortuary in St. George.

A viewing will begin at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Pine Valley Cemetery.

Herald Journal, The (Logan, UT ) 
Date: September 21, 2000


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SALT LAKE TEMPLE 1953

THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD; I SHALL NOT WANT.
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  • Created by: Bruce
  • Added: 5 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 82984633
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Colette “Betty” Hayes Peterson (7 Jun 1932–18 Sep 2000), Find a Grave Memorial no. 82984633, citing Pine Valley Cemetery, Pine Valley, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Bruce (contributor 46931555) .