Viola Jeanette Jeffries Peters departed this life of Sunday, July 18, 2021. She was born on May 2, 1930, to the late Bessie Anne Wood Jeffries and Monroe Charlie Jeffries.
She was a faithful member and Deaconess of New Vine Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Leonard Peters; her loving daughter, Erna Peters Tweedy; and her three sisters, Ledora Allen, Nina May Christian, and Louise Jeffries Johnson.
Viola is survived by her daughter, Brenda Marie Peters; her son, Leonard Peters Jr.; her daughter, Debra Ann Peters; her daughter, Sharon Peters Lewis (Anthony Glass); her devoted sister-in-law, Crystal Peters; a brother-in-law, Clarence Johnson; and a son-in-law, and Kermit Tweedy, all of Lynchburg, Va.
A celebration of life will be held 1 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, at New Vine Baptist Church with the Rev. Daryl Drew, officiating and the Rev. Mack Johnson, eulogist. Interment will be held at the church cemetery. Service of comfort rendered by Davis-Turner Funeral Service.
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Published by The News & Advance on Jul. 21, 2021.