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Welcome to the memorial page for

Eleanor Petersen

March 21, 1922 ~ August 26, 2017 (age 95)

Mrs. Eleanor Stainback Petersen died peacefully at Seven Hills Assisted Living on August 26, 2017.  She was 95.

Mrs. Petersen was born March 21st, 1922 in Caswell County, NC to her parents William and Doris Stainback.  She led an interesting life as a model, clerk for the FBI and most importantly a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  When she was younger and able, she was active in many social clubs, charity organizations and church.  She had a passion for life and those she loved.

Mrs. Petersen is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Greg & Ann Petersen, daughter-in-law Terri Petersen, grandchildren Chris Hewitt, Lindsey Lo and Erik Petersen and four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert James Petersen, her son Garry Petersen and her brothers and sisters:  Bessie Johnson, Myrtle Foster, Emma Moore and Raleigh, Willard, and Thomas Stainback.

Mrs. Petersen will be laid to rest on September 1, 2017.  Visitation with the family will be held at 10:00 AM with services to follow at 11:00 AM at Oaknoll Chapel in Rome, GA. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Mrs. Petersen’s life.  In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer's Association.

Miller and Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve Mrs. Petersen’s Family, please visit www.oaknollchapel.com to share your memories or leave a condolence message.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Cure Alzheimer's Fund
34 Washington Street, Suite 200, Wellesley Hills MA 02481
Tel: 1-781-237-3800
Web: http://www.curealzfund.org/



 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
September 1, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2542 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA 30165

Funeral Service
Friday
September 1, 2017

11:00 AM
Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2542 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA 30165


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