Gladys Elaine Peterson (October 17, 1934 – May 16, 2010)


Gladys Elaine Peterson, 75 of Zanesville, passed away Sunday May 16, 2010 at Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care-Morrison House.

Elaine was born in Zanesville on October 17, 1934 to the late Willis Henry Harmon and Zelma Josephine Longshore Stotts. Elaine was a member of The Zanesville First Church of The Nazarene.

Elaine is survived by sons James Kenneth Peterson of Boise, ID and Jerry Peterson of Boise, ID; daughters Teresa Kathleen Peterson of CA, Sherry Ann Peterson of Seattle WA, Zelma Joy Peterson of Nampa, ID, and Mary Elaine Peterson of Gooding, ID; brothers Wayne (Nancy) Stotts of Zanesville, Danny (Jook) Stotts of Hampton, VA, Johnny (Donna) Stotts of Zanesville; sisters Essie Davis of Zanesville, Nora (Bill) Davis of Zanesville, Josephine (Charles) Barner of Zanesville, Corinna (Dave) Holman of Zanesville, and Joy Gortner of Zaneville; sister-in-law Cathy Stotts; many grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband Harvey Monroe Jenkins who passed away October 7, 1959; second husband Terry Lloyd Peterson who passed away January 25, 1983; son Paul David Peterson; brother Dale Stotts; brothers-in-law David Fleming, Wayne Gortner, Kenny Davis and Ernest Burchette.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday May 18, 2010 from 3pm to 8pm at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 West Military Road, Zanesville. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday May 19, 2010 at 1:00 pm at the funeral home with Pastor Steve Dupler officiating. Burial will follow in The Woodlawn Cemetery, Zanesville.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Zanesville First Church of The Nazarene, 5700 Martin Lane, Zanesville, Ohio 43701 in Elaine’s name.

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