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Edith Naomi Peterson

Lamesa, Texas

Aug 29, 1934 – May 3, 2021 (Age 86)


August 29, 1934
May 3, 2021
Lamesa, Texas


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Branon Funeral Home Obituary

Edith McGuire Peterson, 86, of Lamesa, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Arrangements are under the care of Branon Funeral Home. A private family ceremony will be held at a later date.

She was born August 29, 1934 in Anadarko, Oklahoma to Joseph and Mamie (Willoughby)McGuire. She married Ross Peterson May 22, 1953 in Lamesa, Texas. They were married 45 years until his death in 1998. Edith was a long - time member of Sunset Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children, Susie Brown of Lamesa, TX., Cindy Lentz and husband Randy of Lamesa, TX., Terry Peterson and wife Kim of Lexington, SC, and Belinda McCleskey and husband Kent of Kempner, TX.; twelve grandchildren; twenty two great grandchildren; sisters, Geraldine Jones of Dallas, TX., Dorothy Peterson of Dallas, TX. and Delta Walker of Lake Texoma.      

Edith is preceded in death by her husband, Ross Peterson, parents Joseph and Mamie McGuire, son-in-law Roger Brown, brothers, George McGuire, Van McGuire and sister, Flora Belle Sheen.

The family suggests memorials to a charity of your choice.

To send condolences online, please visit www.branonfuneralhome.com         


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So sorry for your loss. My grandaddy was John Willoughby, from Ackerly, Aunt Mamie's brother. I remember going to the house on Sundays, Edith, Flora Belle, and Van and all the family were together. We had such a great time. My prayers are with all of you.

Loved sweet Edith. Mother thought a lot of and loved her cousin dearly. Hugs & Prayers.

I love you Nanny. You will be missed dearly. I promise to keep your memory alive. Thank you for being an amazing Nanny and grand Nanny. I love you, and I'll see you down the road.

“May the Lord bless you & keep you; the Lord make His face to shine upon you & be gracious to you; the Lord lift His countenance upon you & give you peace.” Numbers 46:24-26
I am sorry for your loss in Mrs. Edith’s moving on Home, & pray God blessings. In His Love ...

I'm so sorry for your loss. My condolences.

Sorry for your loss. Sweet lady

She was a blessing to all who knew her.

Praying for the strength you need during this very difficult time.