Dolores Moore Peters



Dolores Moore Peters, 85, born June 7th, 1931, passed away at home and surrounded by her family Monday morning December 5th, 2016. She was preceded in death by her spouse of 61 years Lawrence Edward "Pete" Peters, sister Jaqueline Smith and parents Helen Wiseman Moore and Marvin Thomas "Jack" Moore. She is survived by her sister Pauline Wimmer of Roanoke VA, son Lonnie Peters of Springboro OH, wife Linda and their children Trisha and Jordan Peters and wife Susanna. Son Charlie Peters of Roanoke VA, wife Alexandra, their son Mason Peters and his daughters Megan Sealock, husband Daniel Sealock, and Allison Bono, husband Andrew Bono. Daughter Tracy Bowers of Raleigh NC, husband Rob Bowers and their sons Jacob and Lucas Bowers. Son Wade Peters of Raleigh NC and Bruce Androphy. She was Great-Grandmother of three cherished babies and a surrogate mother to countless others.

Others special relationships with nieces and nephews, Brittney Hackworth Cumbie, her husband Scott of Roanoke VA. Ricky and Judy West, Vicky West and Terri Gooding, Debbie Cobb, and Great-grand nieces and nephews, preceded by a niece Connie Hunt, all of Poquoson VA.

Born and raised in Roanoke VA, Dolores and Pete made their lives and raised their children there. Upon retirement they moved to Poquoson VA and had many happy years there until wanting to be closer to their grandchildren they moved to Raleigh NC. There they renovated a house together and made it a home, where she stayed until her death.

A mother first and foremost she raised four and helped raise countless others, working in the child care industry for years and being known as Aunt Lo and Grandma Lo.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to Lifepointe Church, 9500 Durant Rd. Raleigh NC 27614, where she worshiped and was baptized. Or Cornerstone Community Church, 450 S. Main St. Franklin, OH 45005.

The family held a private graveside service.

Arrangements by Oakey’s Roanoke Chapel, 318 Church Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24016. (540-982-2100).

Local arrangements are being handled by Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1051 Durham Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587.(919-556-7400)