Vida Gwen Peterson, 88, of Hillsville, died at Jan. 2, 2013, at Heritage Hall Laurel Meadows Nursing Home.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Peterson; and daughter Vida Ellen Boise.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Brita and Jimmy Hash of Austinville; step-daughter and son-in-law Brenda and Robert Rose of Minneola, Fla.; step-son and daughter-in-law Dr. Gilbert and Deloris Peterson of Lititz, Pa.; grandson and spouse, Jonathan and Allison Semones of Hillsville; sister Shirley Blevins of Pinnacle, N.C.
Other children include Laura Gibson of Wytheville; James Gibson of Cedar Bluff. Also surviving are grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at First Baptist Church of Hillsville. Pastor Michael Shockley and the Rev. Wayne Pickett officiated. Interment was in the Gladesboro Lutheran Cemetery. The family received friends at the church on Friday night.
Online condolence may be made at www.maberryfuneralhome.
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2013