ATLANTA, Texas—Charlie Peters Sr., 87, of Atlanta died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, in a local nursing home.

Mr. Peters was born June 26, 1925, in Atlanta. He was a mechanic, construction worker and track man for the railroad and a member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. 

Survivors include two daughters, Lois Roberson of Atlanta and Cora Straker of Houston; two sons, Charlie D. Peters Jr. and Jimmy Peters of Atlanta; one stepson, Robert Warren of Atlanta; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Arlistel Maxine officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.

Viewing will be noon to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home with visitation from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Online registration is at

colemanatlantafuneralhome.com.

Published: 12/07/2012