Shirley Harrell Peterson


Mrs. Shirley Harrell Peterson, Limestone, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the Johnson City Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer.
Mrs. Peterson was born in Buladean, NC December 2, 1935. She was the daughter of the late Fred & Edith Harrell. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Estepp, sister Luzene Mercer and a brother Gene Harrell.
She graduated from Tipton Hill High School. She retired from Mountain Home Veterans Administration in Acquisitions and Material Management Services after 30 years of service.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years Uril Peterson; daughter Sue Drain and husband Jeff; sons Duane and wife, Tammy, Randy and wife Lois, son-in-law Ricky Estepp; grandchildren Travis Estepp and wife Cheryl, Chad Estepp and wife Whitney, Christina Williams and husband Toby, Jennifer Cooper and husband Jerry, Brandon Peterson, Tyler Peterson and girlfriend Christy Barnett, Logan Peterson and wife Lindsey, Hannah Peterson and boyfriend Alex Rosas; great-grandchildren Noah, Mallory and Seth Estepp, Cameron Tucker, Lyndsey, Dalton, Haley and Isaac Williams, and Callie Cooper; brothers Boyd Harrell and wife Kathy, Roger Harrell and wife Linda, Freddie Harrell and wife Marlene, all of Buladean, NC, JM Harrell and wife Judy, of Telford, Annie Griffith of Relief, NC, Eloise Woods and husband John, of Lawtey, Florida, Leona Wiseman of Johnson City, Doris Hopson and husband Dean, of Marion, NC, Arthelia Reed, of Bakersville, NC; brother-in-law Gene Mercer of Mosinee, WI; several nieces and nephews; and special family friend John Fisher.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Parker Street and Pastor Tyler Dalton officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Sunday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 10:00 am Monday, July 31, 2017 at Mountain Home National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Travis Estepp, Chad Estepp, Toby Williams, Jerry Cooper, Brandon Peterson, Tyler Peterson, Logan Peterson, and Alex Rosas.
In Lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to New Victory Baptist Church AWANAS Children Program, 527 Conklin Rd Jonesborough, TN 37659

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07-31-2017 Artie and Diana
So very sorry for your loss. Loved your mom and the whole family. She was always so sweet to us and I appreciate her friendship with my parents. My dad could always joke around with her and she could give it right back to him!
07-28-2017 Glenda Stidham
Randy. So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Your family is in my prayers. Hugs and love. Glenda Stidham
07-28-2017 Jane and Andy nace
I'm in so sorry to hear about the passing of my cousin Shirley . My prayers and sympathy goes out to her family . Love you all from pa. . I know she always lives to see my parents warren and Sadie Forbes .
07-28-2017 Robin Bass
Randy Sorry to hear of your loss. You and your Family are in our prayers. God Bless
07-28-2017 Judy Forbes ellison
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of my sweet cousin Shirley . She was always so good to knenny and I when we went to their house. I will miss her. Love you all. Judy
07-28-2017 Judy. Forbes ellison
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of my sweet cousin Shirley. She always treat us so go when we wnet to her house. I will miss her. You are all in my prayers during this difficult time. Love you all judy
07-28-2017 Bobbie S. Masucci
Duane, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.
07-27-2017 Dianne Ewing
Duane - we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your friends at Wells Fargo Advisors: Carol Cress Dianne Ewing Sonya Hensley Keith Hobbs Richard Hobbs Joe Evans Tom Dotson


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