Sue Ann Peters


BENTON — Sue Ann Peters, 80, formerly of Anna, died Thursday, May 30, 2019, in SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon.

She was born Jan. 21, 1939, in Murphysboro, the daughter of Kenneth and Susan (Jones) Jobe.

She married the love of her life Charles Edwin Peters on Sept. 22, 1960, in Stryker, Ohio. Charles preceded her in death July 10, 2005.

Sue is survived by her five sons, Mark (Janice) Peters of Houston Texas, David (Tina) Peters of Webster Groves, Missouri, John (Jackie) Peters of Geneseo, James (Helen) Peters of Olympia, Washington, and Steve (Cydee) Peters of Denver, Colorado; six grandchildren, Christopher (Whitney) Peters, Bradley (Kaitlyn) Peters, Nicole Peters, Josie Peters, Lucy Peters, and Keira Peters; great-grandchild, Zachary Peters; brother, Kenneth (Doris) Jobe of Virginia Beach, Virginia; sister, Sandra (Gene) Pikula of Cherry; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Edwin Peters; brother, Gene Jobe; and an infant sister, Kendra Jobe.

Sue worked as a registered nurse at Union County Hospital from 1960 to 1969. She then worked 1969 to 1989 as the school nurse for both Jonesboro Elementary and Anna-Jonesboro High School until her retirement.

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Sue raised five boys and was a very enthusiastic supporter of all of their sports activities. She loved being a nurse and she was always there for anyone with advice or a helping hand in their time of need. She performed many in home deliveries and followed up on every call. She was very passionate about her faith and her family.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in Immanuel Baptist Church, 516 N. Main St., in Benton, with Pastor Sammy Simmons officiating. Interment will be in Anna Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday June 5, at the church.

Memorials may be made to Helping Hands of Immanuel Baptist church in Benton. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and at the church.

Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.

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