Vera Zelyn Peterson, 93, of Denver, CO made her transition, Wednesday January 30, 2019.
She was born to the late Charley and Beatrice Beckley, December 4, 1925 in Pontotoc, Mississippi.
Vera graduated from M.I. College with a Bachelors of Science in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Vera served in many places, school teacher, cafeteria manager, Senior Companion (MIFA) and as a Hospice Caregiver.
Vera was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Memphis, Tennessee.
Vera is survived by two children, Clydene Smith of Denver and Kenneth M. Peterson of Nashville, TN. She is also survived by six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Charley and Beatrice Beckley and three siblings.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to "Autism Speaks."
A Memorial Mass will be held at 2pm on Friday, February 15, 2019 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 1169 Kerr Ave, Memphis, TN 38106.
Memorial Services will also be held at 3pm Sat. Feb. 23, 2019 at New Dawn Spiritual Center, 3138 S. Parker Rd. Aurora, CO 80014.
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