Willie Mae Blocker Burris Peterson

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Willie Mae Blocker Burris Peterson
GREAT NECK, NY - Mrs. Willie Mae Blocker Burris Peterson, 96, died, Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at her home in Great Neck, NY.
She was born April 15, 1919 in Aiken, SC to the late Theodore Burris and Elizann Blocker.
She was the wife of the late Willie Peterson. She retired from Great Neck School District as a teacher's aide at the age of 82. She was a former member of Ocean Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include five daughters, Mary Lynn Thames, W. Hempstead NY; Geraldine Williams, Aiken, SC; Diane (Tommy) Saloko, Far Rockaway, NY; Lisa Peterson, Great Neck, NY; Nancy (Howard) Simpkins, Dover Delaware; one son, Willie Peterson Jr., (Mary), Great Neck, NY.
Two children preceded her in death, daughter, Johnnie Mae Bouram, son, Ray Peterson and grandson, Leonard Thames.
She leaves 33 grandchildren, 38 great-grands, four great-great grands and a host of other family members.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Carl Burnett Funeral Home, 456 South Franklin St., Hempstead, NY, 516-489-4492 or you may call her daughter, Geraldine Williams, 803-341-7178.
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Carl C Burnett Funeral Home Inc
456 S Franklin St
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 489-4492
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on May 17, 2015