Eva O. Peters

October 20, 1906 - December 18, 2003

10/20/1906 - 12/18/2003

Past Services

Visitation
Sunday December 21, 2003
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-0330 | Directions
Service
Monday December 22, 2003
11:00 am
Simpson United Methodist Church
1120 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Directions
Cemetery
Monday December 22, 2003
12:00 pm
Stone Church Cemetery
City of Wheeling, 1500 Chapline St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-277-1062 Jo | Directions
Cemetery
Monday December 22, 2003
12:00 pm
Stone Church Cemetery
City of Wheeling, 1500 Chapline St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-277-1062 Jo | Directions
Cemetery
Monday December 22, 2003
12:00 pm
Stone Church Cemetery
City of Wheeling, 1500 Chapline St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-277-1062 Jo | Directions
Visitation
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-0330 | Directions

PETERS, Eva O; a long standing resident of Wheeling for 82 years, community worker and active church member of Simpson United Methodist Church and the Fourth Street Episcopal Church, died on December 18, 2003 at the age of 97 in her home at Clearwater, Florida after a short illness.
Mrs. Peters was born in Minden, West Virginia on October 20, 1906. After moving to Wheeling in 1921 to reside with her mother, Ethel Barnes and stepfather, Roy Barnes, she graduated from Lincoln High School in 1924 and then attended West Virginia State College in Institute, West Virginia. She was married to George E. Peters Sr. for 22 years. She was the proud mother of two sons, George E. Jr. and Robert L., both of whom followed military careers and retired as Colonels from the U.S. Army. Eva worked as an accountant for Stone and Thomas Department Store where she retired at the age of 77. She was an active member of the Simpson United Methodist Church where she was an organist and treasurer for many years. Also a soprano member of the Ohio Valley Chorale. She moved to Clearwater, FL in April of 2003.
She is survived by her two sons, nine grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchilden. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Lily Brooks.
Friends will be received on Sunday, December 21 from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV. The funeral will be held Monday, December 22 at 11:00 a.m. at Simpson United Methodist Church, 1120 Eoff Street, Wheeling, with the Rev. Earnest Watkins officiating. Interment will follow at Stone Church cemetery, Wheeling.

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CAROLE MARTIN
8 years ago

My deepest sympathies to the family of Eva Peters. I’ve known Eva for many years as a fellow member of the Ohio Valley Chorale. She was a very sweet and beautiful lady. We will miss her very much.

Carlyle Harris
8 years ago

To the family of Eva Peters: I would like to wish my deepest condolances for you and yours upon the loss of Mrs. Peters. I knew her and knew that she was a good person, and a kind soul. She will be well cared for in Heaven with the Lord, and she will be missed by many. Thank you.

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