Ms. Virginia M. Peterson, 73, Jonesborough, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital.
Ms. Peterson was a native of Mitchell County N.C. The daughter of the late Mose Peterson Jr. and Aza Hughes Peterson, she also was preceded in death by her husband Eugene McMurtry.
She had worked at North Electric and TPI in past years. She was of the Presbyterian faith.
Survivors include one son, Ricky McMurtry, Jonesborough, two aunts Edna Hughes and Belva Deyton both of Jonesborough, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Ms. Peterson will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 8 pm at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bryant Collins and Rev. Rodney Deyton officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday prior to the service.
Interment will be 2 pm on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at Washington County Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be John Deyton, Robert Hughes, Shane Hughes, Guy Hughes, JD Hughes, and Rodney Deyton.
Condolences may be sent to the Peterson family on line at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. 753-3821