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Nell (Alexander) Peters


2199864Nell (Alexander) Peters, 93, passed away in Quitman, Texas on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Nell was born in Ensign, Texas on April 15, 1920 to William Walter and Nellie (Roberts) Alexander. She grew up in Ellis County and graduated from Bardwell High School. She went on to receive a degree in business from the Droughans Business College. On April 28, 1942 she married Wilson G. Peters and they made their home originally in Dallas after Wilson returned from serving in World War II, then moved to DeSoto in 1969 where she resided until retiring in 2005 and moving to Quitman, Texas. She began working in the family business in 1979 after her husband’s death and worked as co-owner of the Texas Auto Radiator until her retirement in 2005. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Quitman and a former member of the Eastern Star Chapter #951. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by one son, Wilson G. Peters, II and his wife, Vicki; daughter, Lanell and her husband, Willis Brummett; four granddaughters: two great-granddaughters and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Wilson G. Peters, a granddaughter, a grandson, and brothers, W.C. Alexander and J.L. Alexander. Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2013 beginning at 1 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. Graveside services will be held in the Myrtle Cemetery at 2 p.m. August 24, 2013 under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Nell’s name to the First Baptist Church of Quitman Building Fund, 301 E, Lane Street, Quitman, Texas 75783, Telephone 903-763-4142. www.jekeevermortuary.com

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