Nellie Ireland Peterson Jones, 94, of Hobucken, N.C., and formerly of Norfolk, Va., passed away on Feb. 10, 2013, while hospitalized at Carolina East Medical Center, New Bern, N.C.
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She was born on May 21, 1918, in Hobucken, N.C. to Willie David and Cora Jay Ireland.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Jones of Hobucken, N.C.; and Andrew Joseph Peterson (husband and father of her children).
Survivors include her sister, Agnes Grey Mayo; her children and their spouses, David and Paulette Peterson of Galax, Va., Mary and Robert McAllister of Apex, N.C., and John and Gloria Peterson of Raleigh N.C.; five grandchildren and spouses; and nine great-grandchildren.
Published in Galax Gazette from Feb. 20 to Feb. 21, 2013