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Mary Jeannette Peters

Mary Jeannette Peters, 92, of Arthur, died at 1:59 p.m. Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon.

There will be a memorial service at a later date.  Shrader Funeral Home, Arthur, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mary was born April 20, 1928 in Monticello, the daughter of Ezra and Loreen Tarr Lewis.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Lee Shea of Wheeling; grandkids, Heidi Andrews, Mark Cox; stepgrandkids, Cathy Witte Cox, Laurie Cox; great grandchildren, Reed and Katie Andrews and E`va Mary Cox.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Janice Cox; 2 brothers, Paul and Wayne Lewis; and sister, Patty Lacoax.

Mary had worked as a cashier at State Bank of Arthur for 38 years and served as secretary/treasurer for the Moultrie Douglas County Fair for 25 years.  She was a member of the Arthur United Methodist Church.

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