Alice Irene Peterson


Alice Irene Peterson, age 81, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away surrounded by her family at 4:22 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.  She was born March 4, 1936, in Jasper County, Missouri, the daughter of the late Clarence and Mable (Griffith) Brewer.

Alice worked for the Juvenile Shoe Factory in Aurora, Schreiber Foods and Tyson’s in Monett, Missouri and was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Aurora.

On February 15, 1953, she married Ed Peterson, in Miami, Oklahoma.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Ed; two daughters, Joyce Isabell and her husband, Larry and Nancy Sawyer and her husband, Chris; two sons, Floyd Peterson and John Peterson, all of  Aurora; one sister, Doris Aubury of Yuma, Arizona; one brother, Harold Brewer of California; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Her parents, Clarence and Mable, and nine brothers and sisters, preceded her in death.

A funeral service under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the Southside Baptist Church with burial to follow at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora.  Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in the funeral home chapel.

Memorial donations may be made to the Southside Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at this website.


6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home.

303 S. Jefferson Ave., Aurora, MO, 65605

  Funeral Service

2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the Southside Baptist Church.

412 W. Hadley St., Aurora, MO

  Memorial Donations

Southside Baptist Church, Aurora, MO

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God Bless your families in this time of sorrow. Kevin & Julie

 Posted April 27, 2017 - 9:55am
Sharon Singleton (Scott)

So sorry to hear of your loss your Family will be in my prayers for comfort durning this time.

 Posted April 25, 2017 - 8:18am
Vicki Kestin

Lifting all of you up in prayers. May our Heavenly Father wrap His arms around you now, and for the coming days.

 Posted April 25, 2017 - 7:00am

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