Suzanne Marie Rupert Peter, 75, of Bedford, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Cumberland, MD on Feb. 2, 1939, a daughter of the late Owen Ernest Rupert and Edythe Victoria Frey Rupert. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy Edgar Peter, Sr.; four sons, Michael Alan Pheasant, LeRoy Edgar Peter, Jr., Matthew Wayne Peter and James Michael Pheasant; a Sister, Patricia Ann Thompson; and a brother, Robert Owen Rupert. Suzanne loved helping people, staying busy and spending time with her family. She enjoyed reading especially Lillian Jackson the cat book. She is survived by her two daughters, Kathryn Victoria Jarels and her husband, Rodney, and Jennifer Lynn Sanderson and her husband, Clarence; one son, Thomas George Pheasant; Five grandchildren, Corey Alan Jarels, Rodney Michael Jarels, James LeRoy Pheasant, Ashley Lynne Pheasant and Jonathan Michael Pheasant; two great-grandchildren, Kyleigh Ann Jarels and Sage Michael Jarels; one sister-in-law, Bayard Rupert; also numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider, St. Judeâ€™s research foundation, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To send condolences online please visit www.tharpfuneralhome.com
. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, (540)-586-3443.