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Linda Peterson

Linda Wood Peterson

SALISBURY - Mrs. Linda Fay Wood Peterson, age 52, of Brook Valley Drive, passed Monday, April 15, 2013, at Duke University Hospital, Durham.

She was born July 22, 1960, in Salisbury to the late Rev. James and Deaconess Rosa Lee Gray Wood. She was a graduate of Salisbury High School Class of 1978. She received her BS Degree in Early Childhood Education from Winston-Salem State University. Mrs. Peterson was Owner and Director of Kiddie Land Kindergarten.

A member of New Faith Full Gospel Fellowship Center, Lexington, she served as Youth Adviser and a member of the Choir. Previously, she was a member of Gray's Chapel FBH Church in Salisbury.

Mrs. Peterson was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Smart Start, and Foster Parents.

Survivors are her husband, Lt. Col. Herman F. Peterson (Retired) of the home; son Floyd Trevon Peterson (Ebony), Winston-Salem; OnCario Love of the home (legal guardianship); daughter Timika N. Peterson, Winston-Salem; brother Robert Anthony "Tony" Wood (Melody), Salisbury; grandsons Ryan Peterson and Brian Peterson, both of Winston-Salem; goddaughter Nazaahah Alaihim, Salisbury; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends

Services: Funeral service will be 4 p.m. and visitation 3 p.m. Sunday at Varick Auditorium on the campus of Livingstone College, with Bishop Derrick D. Kelly, pastor of New Faith Full Gospel Fellowship Center, Lexington. Interment will be Monday, 11 a.m., at Rowan Memorial Park.

Memorials: Kiddie Land Kindergarten, Scholarship Fund, 1000 S. Long St., East Spencer, Salisbury, NC 28144.

Services are entrusted to Hairston Funeral Home, Inc.

Published in Salisbury Post on Apr. 19, 2013
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