Dorothy Lowe Peters
Dorothy Lowe Peters, 92, Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. She was born February 3, 1929 in Johnson County, to the late William A. and Doxie Fritts Lowe. She had lived most of her life in Elizabethton.
Dorothy retired from Watson’s Department Store. Prior to that she was employed at Parks-Belk and Burgie Drug Store. She was the last Charter Member of Unaka Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir for several years. She loved flowers and gardening.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Peters, who passed away April 24, 2005; a son, Mitchell “Butch” Peters, who passed away April 24, 2021; three sisters, June Angel, Blanche Walton and Bert Elliott; and four brothers, Foy, Brooks, Chase and Lon Lowe.
Survivors include a grandson, Richard Wayne Peters; two great-grandsons, Brent and Jordan Peters; two sisters, Nell Lowe Cates and Alean Lowe Cooper; her special friends, Ronnie and Loretta Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Walker Roberson officiating. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be her church family. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Caris Hospice and the staff of Hermitage Health Care. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Dorothy to Unaka Baptist Church. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Peters family.