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Sylvia Peterson

d. April 1, 2022

Sylvia D. Peterson departed this life on Friday April 1 2022, in Greensboro, NC.

Sylvia was the sixth of 18 children born to the union of the late George Peterson, Sr. and the late, Mother Ruby Dell Peterson of Folkston, Ga.

Sylvia matriculated through the Charlton County School System, graduating from Charlton County High School. Sylvia obtained her RN degree from Florida A and M University.

Nursing was Sylvia's passion, which she displayed by pursuing a career as a traveling nurse. She was gifted by God with healing hands and medical wisdom.

Sylvia was taught the ways of God by her parents and was sure to find a house of worship no matter where she was assigned. Sylvia lastly was in fellowship with Pastor Lonnie Harper and the Miracle Tabernacle of Deliverance, Greensboro, NC.

She was predeceased by her Parents, George Peterson and Elder Mother Ruby Dell Peterson. Her Sisters Anna Bell Wong and Venessa Peterson.

She leaves to cherish her memories her daughter Nedra Philmore, Grandchildren who she cherished, Marlei Jones, Raelyn Jones, and Curtlyn Jones Her siblings who she cherished with all her heart, Roseanne Anderson, Georgia Peterson, Carolyn Peterson, Eleanor Jones, Wanda Cash,(Kenneth), Marsha Young,(Larry), Ayesha Wong, George Peterson,Jr.,(Melody), Charlie Peterson, Kelvin Peterson(Gloria), Joe Eric,(April), Kenneth B.,(Maxine), Kenneth Newsome, (Jakeydra). Her Aunts, Wallene Marshall, Pearlie Mae Edwards and Rosa Smith whom she loved as a mother. Her devoted godmother, Mrs. Estelle German and a host of nieces, nephews, godchildren, family and friends.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm

Folkston Church of God


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