Martha Peters, an 85 year old former Cameron, MO resident, passed away at 11:55 a.m., Sunday, June 13, 2021 at Davies County Nursing Home in Gallatin, MO.
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Resthaven Mortuary of Trenton. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton.
Family visitation will be held Saturday from 2:00 P.M. from 3:00 P.M. at the mortuary.
Open visitation will be Friday from 9:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M. at the mortuary.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Grand Oaks Church Camp at Chillicothe, Mo. and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.
Martha Alice Peters was born March 10, 1936 in Edinburg, MO to Roy E. Sr. and Pauline Thompson (Woods) Ferguson. On December 25, 1953 she was united in marriage to Charles R. Peters at Edinburg Baptist Church. After graduating, from Trenton High school the class of 1954, Martha went to beautician school in St. Joseph. She worked as a beautician for a few years and then ran a daycare service for over 48 years. Charles worked as a pastor for many churches all over Missouri and Martha was a dedicated Pastor’s wife working in many positions in the church and teaching Sunday school classes. Martha’s love was working with children but she also enjoyed cooking, canning, singing and especially playing Scrabble. Charles preceded her in death on July 20, 2014.
Surviving relatives include her daughter Charla Eads and husband David of Hamilton, MO, sons, Stan Peters and wife Linda of Chillicothe, MO, Roy Peters of Overland Park, KS, and Tim Peters of Overland Park, a sister Mary Lawson, brother Roy Ferguson Jr. and wife Donna, sister-in-law Doris Ferguson, grandchildren Sarah, Katie, Raymond, Kacey, Kristy, Kelly, Jennifer, Jessica, and Mallory, and great grandchildren Maggie, Elizabeth, Emalyn, Dawson, Collin, Morgan, Kaylin, Gracie, Cayden, Camden, Cearstyn, Beth Ann, Isaac, Kiley, Olyvia, and Elise .
She was preceded by her parents, husband, son Marty Peters, and siblings Paul Ferguson, Margie Lewis, Tom Ferguson, Herb Ferguson, and Jarvis Ferguson.
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