Dee (Graves) Peters, 85, of Shawnee, Okla., passed away Sunday, April 4, 2010 at her home.


Mrs. Peters was born on April 16, 1924 in Princeton, Ind., to O.M. and Martha Pauline "Polly" (Morton) Graves.


She was married to Lindsay Peters on Feb. 18, 1950, and was a homemaker.


She was a member of Shawnee Garden Club, Episcopal Church Women, and was docent at Mabee Gerrer Museum. Mrs. Peters also enjoyed playing bridge for over 50 years.


She was preceeded in death by her parents and brother, Orville M. Graves Jr.


She is survived by her husband, Lindsay, of the home; sister, Mona Fearheiley of Mt. Carmel; brother, Bill Greaves and wife Retta, Mishawaka, Ind.; daughters, Melanie Shurden and husband Robert of Wichita, Kan., and Debbe Peters of Edmond, Okla.; son, Sam Peters and wife Betsy of Plano, Texas; grandchildren, Ted Shurden and Bobby Shurden, Lynn Mitchell-Parrish and husband John Parrish, Niki Bailey and husband Brendan Bailey, and Eric Peters; two great-grandchildren, Ryan Bailey and Sophie Parrish; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.


Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 8.