Naomi Peters died Monday (Oct. 9, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook at the age of 90.
She was born July 26, 1916, at Traer, Kan., the daughter of the late Chester and Stella (Carpenter) Barrett. She grew up in the Traer and Oberlin communities and attended Oberlin High School.
On Nov. 25, 1939, she married Cloyd Peters at Oberlin. They came to Red Willow County, where they spent their married life farming south of McCook. For seventeen years they resided at Oberlin and continued farming south of McCook until retiring in 1988. For the past year they have resided at Willow Ridge in McCook.
She enjoyed her family, crafts and music as well as sewing quilts for her family members. She loved her Lord Jesus Christ.
She was preceded in death by an infant son Sheldon Robert Peters in Jan, 1942; her parents; three brothers, Olen Barrett, Marvin Barrett and Shirley Barrett; and in-laws, Ernest Peters and wife, Maggie.
She is survived by her husband, Cloyd Peters of McCook; one son Willis Peters of Oberlin; one daughter, Jane Pennock and husband, Ron of McCook; five grandchildren, Rick Peters and wife, Jill, Randy Peters and wife, Lynda, Suzanne Close and husband, Craig, Ronda Colling and husband, Phil and Bill Pennock and wife, Susan; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Vera Vessey and husband, Duane of Olathe, Kan., and Ina Vessey of Grand Junction, Colo.; relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Assembly of God Church in McCook, with the Rev. Eddie Wright officiating. Interment will be in the Oberlin Cemetery.
Memorials may be given in her name and friends may call at Herrmann Funeral Home from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Herrmann Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of arrangements.