Ms. Yolanda Lizette Miles Peters. who was affectionately known as "Lisa" or "Yo-Yo." peacefully passed unto her eternal rest on Saturday, May 3, 2014, under the loving care of her family.
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Yolanda was born Feb. 13, 1967 to Evelyn (Coleman) and Jesse L. Miles in Petersburg, Va. She was the middle child of her five siblings. Yolanda was also a military spouse, as she and her family retired and settled at her former residence in Hinesville, Ga. She also worked at SNF Holding Chemical Co. before deciding to come back to her adored Virginia home to continue her hospice care.
Yolanda was a woman of quiet faith and truly had a servant's heart; as her smile alone would make a person feel welcomed.
Yolanda was preceded in death by her beloved sister, Donna M. Jones.
She leaves treasured memories of her two children, Shantale James and Joshua Peters; her cherished grandson, Briyon; father, Jesse Miles of Petersburg; mother and stepfather, Evelyn and Moses Coleman; a brother, Jesse Jr. (Donna) of Seattle; two sisters, Cassandra and Serena Miles of Petersburg; four aunts, Dorothy Banks of Hopewell, Rosemary Jenkins (Craig) of Chesterfield, Violet Ulsey and Helen J. Flemmings (Harvey) of Petersburg; one great-aunt, Thelma Walker of Blackstone; four nieces; five nephews, and a host cousins, other relatives and friends, to include her lifelong devoted best friend, Sharese Pierce.
Services for Ms. Yolanda L. Peters will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Chapel of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va.
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Ms. Peters and watch the funeral services live online at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from May 4 to May 8, 2014