Babs Peterson, 85, of Amarillo, Texas, formerly of Canyon Lake, Texas, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
Memorial services will be at 2:00 P.M., Monday, October 26, 2020 in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Babs was born on August 30, 1935 in Grosse I’le, Michigan to Norman and Frances Schwartz.
Babs retired from the Scooter Store in 2008 and was a faithful member of Grace Baptist Church in Canyon Lake, Texas. She was a Godly wife, mother and grandmother who deeply loved and prayed for her family daily.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Peterson; brother, Norman (Bud) Schwartz; sister, Linda Biebeshiemer; son, Jeff Parker; granddaughter, Lisa Karee Wood; and sons-in-law, Larry Hughes and Scott Jordan.
Babs is survived by five children, Betsy Hughes of Amarillo, Texas; Jerry Parker of Loganville, GA, Barbara Metcalf and husband Dan of Spring Branch, Texas; Linda Jordan of Bismarck, ND; Chip Parker and wife Jennifer of Amarillo, Texas; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials to Encompass Hospice of Amarillo, 2505 Lakeview Dr, #104, Amarillo, TX 79109.