Maxine Hoyle Peters 1918 - 2011 Lawrence
Graveside services for Maxine Hoyle Peters, 92, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Plainview Cemetery in Plainview, Texas, with the Rev. Jeff Taylor, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Mrs. Peters died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 2, 1918, in Hale County, Texas, the daughter of Henry and Bama Davis Hoyle.
She attended Plainview schools, graduating from Plainview High School in 1936. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from West Texas State University at Canyon in 1940 and Master of Education degree from Texas Tech University in 1955. She taught in the Plainview public schools for seven years, and also in California and Oklahoma public schools. After retiring, she and her husband moved back to Plainview in 1976.
Mrs. Peters was a member of the First United Methodist Church, UMW, NON Study Club, Delta Delphin Study Club, Hospital Auxiliary, Retired Teachers Association and the Duplicate Bridge Club.
She married Gerald H. Peters on June 9, 1953. He preceded her in death Nov. 22, 1999.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Mark Peters; and a sister, Maurine Schur.
Survivors include two daughters, Nita Scales and husband Joe of Lawrence, and Billie Loyd of California; a nephew, Gary Schur; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at Lemons Funeral Home in Plainview.
The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231, or to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care, 200 Maine, Suite C, Lawrence, KS 66044, or sent in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home and Crematory, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at lemonsfunerals.com or rumsey-yost.com.
Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of local arrangements.