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Nancy Atkins Peterson

Nancy A. Peterson, 59, passed away peacefully on October 14, 2014. Nancy was born on June 1, 1955 in Millers Creek, NC to the late Coy and Thelma Shephard.

Nancy moved to Raleigh in 1974 and attended Kings Business College. After college, she was employed at NCR Corp. for 7 years. Nancy’s passion was her 3 children. She left NCR to become a full time stay at home mom. After her children moved on to college, she worked in Real Estate for 3 years. Nancy’s hobbies included traveling, volunteering, bridge and vacationing at the beach.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Robert Peterson Sr. and their 3 children, Christine Peterson, Ryan Peterson and wife, Jamie, Rob Peterson and wife, Courtney along with 2 grandchildren, Brayden and Paisley Peterson She is also survived by 5 brothers and 3 sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1PM at Grace Community Church, 6561 Meridien Dr, Raleigh, NC 27616.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or Grace Community Church.