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June 26, 1927 - March 17, 2017
Funeral services for Eva Mae Newcomb Peters, age 89, of Duck Hill, are at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada.
Visitation is Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home.
Eva died Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Grenada Living Center.
She was born on June 26, 1927 in Webster County and was the daughter of the late Henry Newcomb and Cora Carpenter Newcomb.
Eva was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Carroll County.
Eva was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Cora Newcomb; two brothers, Herbie Newcomb and Howard Newcomb; and one great-grandson, Bailey Stewart.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Clyde James Peters, Sr. of Duck Hill; two daughters, Clara Mae Dowdle of Grenada and Linda Joyce Lane of Duck Hill; two sons, Clyde James “Buster“ Peters, Jr. of Duck Hill and Carlton Jerome Peters of Duck Hill; one sister, Ella Quay Sanders of Elva, Alabama; one brother, Burley Newcome of Greenville, Mississippi; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children‘s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or go to www.stjude.org.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.