MARY NELL MCGIRT PETERS
1925 GA – 2009 GA
Savannah, Chatham Co., GA—Tuesday, 8 September 2009
Nell McGirt Peters, 83, of Decatur, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2009 at
her home after an extended illness.
Peters was born in Waycross, Georgia to John Britton McGirt and Claire Malcom
was born on October 9, 1925 and attended Waycross High School and the
University of Georgia.
was married to James Bostick Peters, Sr.
Peters was manager of Maier and Berkele Jewelry in Decatur for 35 years. She
was a member of the Decatur United Heights Methodist Church and DAR (Daughters
of the American Revolution).
Peters was preceded in death by her husband, James Bostick Peters, Sr.; one son,
Chip Peters; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John B. McGirt; and one sister, Betty
Peters is survived by son, James Bostick Peters, Jr. and his wife Rhonda
Hatcher Peters; one brother, John (Jack) Britton McGirt and wife June; six
grandchildren, Claire, Michelle, Vicki, Chip, and Jimmy, Jessica; three
great-grandchildren, Lindsey, Layne, and Ethan; and many nieces and nephews.
will be Tuesday, September 8 at A.S. Turner and Sons Funeral Home, Decatur, GA
from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 9 in the chapel at
A.S. Turner and Sons Funeral Home with Rev. James Sanders and Rev. Don Anne
will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Tucker.
in her memory can be made to her favorite charity, United Methodist Children's
Home, 500 South Columbia Dr., Decatur, GA 30030.
Photo from Floral
Hills Memory Gardens, Tucker, DeKalb Co., GA,—www.findagrave.com
Permission granted by
the photographer, Rick Piraux
AAFA NOTES: SSDI
records confirm the birth and death dates of Mary N. Peter [sic] (SS#
issued in GA), last residence not listed.
For more information about this family, see
AAFA’s published genealogy, Known
Descendants of Jacob Alford, born 1738 VA, & Mary Pace.
Her Alford lineage, from her great-great-grandmother:
Catherine 1801 NC5, Warren 1770 NC6, Jacob 1738 VA7,
Lodwick 1710 VA8, James 1687 VA9, John 1645 VA10.