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Vera Carter Peters

Vera Carter Peters
  • February 8, 1931 - March 15, 2017
  • Mount Pleasant Mills, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • James Island Presbyterian Church
    1632 Fort Johnson Road
    James Island, SC 29412

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“We are extremely saddened by your loss of Ms Peters. Her love of family including the animals in her life will leave a legacy of hope for homeless...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Kay Hyman - North Charleston, SC

“Mary. I am saddened to learn of the passing of your Mother. Please know that I am thinking of you and If I can be of help to you, please let me know...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Janice Conklin - Charleston, SC

“Mary and Tommy so sad to hear of your mom's passing. Its been so many years ago on Byron road and remembering shattered kitchen windows (which...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Mark Williams - Gilbert, SC

“Mary, Tommy & the Peters Family, you know how much we loved Vera. There are so many childhood memories of her loving presence & sweet nature & yet...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Tommy and Mary, so sorry to hear about your mother passing. She will be missed by many. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Elaine Bonner - Charleston, SC

“So sorry to hear about your mom Tommy! We are thinking of you and your family at this time. Love Ann and Bill ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Ann and Bill Fuler - SC

“To Tommy and the Peters family, We are sorry to hear of your loss.We sincerely hope that all of your memories help you through these difficult...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Jimmy and Patty Hayes - SC


Vera Carter Peters, 86, widow of Ben Peters passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 with her family at her side. The family will receive friends at the home of her son, Tommy Peters on Thursday, March 16, 2017 after 5:00 pm. A graveside service will be on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 11:00 am at Riverview Memorial Park followed by a Memorial Service at J. HENRY STUHR , INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 1:00 pm.

Vera was preceded into death by her husband of 62 years, Ben Peters, and her brother, H.G. Carter. She is survived by her children, Mary E. Peters and
Thomas C. Peters (Sterling); grandchildren Benjamin T. Peters (Allison) and Sarah Legare Peters; sisters, Betty Jones of Columbia, SC and Linda Fesperman (Homer) of Lexington, SC; and many nieces and nephews.

Vera lead a special life raising her children and as a loving wife and lifelong partner to her husband Ben. Together they were avid travelers and held their families as their closest friends. Vera was an enthusiastic bridge and tennis player. She was very compassionate, she loved animals and always had a pet at her side, with "Baby" being her special companion.

The family wishes to thank Care For Life Caregivers; Carole Howard, Ashley Horlback and Dorothy Todd, for their above and beyond kindness and Lutheran Hospice nurses and staff for their care and guidance.

Memorials may be made to Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC 29406 or James Island Presbyterian Church, 1632 Fort Johnson Road, James Island, SC 29412.