Henry Hayward Peters
Saturday, 13 May 1933 - Sunday, 13 May 2018
Funeral Date:

Mr. Henry Hayward Peters of Hartford passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018.  He was 85. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home in Slocomb with Rev. Robert Gilley officiating and his grandson Spenser Peters delivering the eulogy.  Interment will follow in the Hartford City Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing until service time.

Mr. Peters was born May 13, 1933 in Covington County to the late Preston and Nettie Lou Martin Peters. Hayward was a collector of things! He loved people and never met a stranger. Hayward was a loving husband, adoring father and grandfather who will be greatly missed. 

In addition to his parents, his beloved wife of 60 years, Emma "Jo" Farmer Peters; siblings: Myrna Smith, Winston Peters and Alvin Peters all preceded him in death. 

Survivors include daughters: Cindy Peters and Lisa Peters Branton (Gary); grandchildren: Spenser Peters (Rachel), Schyler Branton Lang (Bruce) and Ridge Branton; great grandchildren: Parker, Kolbi, Kenna and Karsyn Lang; sisters: Barbara Pullum (Kire) and Elizabeth Gilley (Robert); brothers: Billy Wayne Peters (Charlotte) and Murray Peters (Joyce);  several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.





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  • Marsha Farmer Sherrouse
  • Monday, 14 May 2018
Sending love and prayers to all our family. We love you Uncle Hayward and our family. You was such a sweet, sweet man.
  • Susan (Jones) Hoover
  • Tuesday, 15 May 2018
The family of Eloise (Martin) Jones express our deepest sympathies on the loss of such a wonderful and loving man. May God wrap his arms around all of his family and friends and bring you comfort, peace, strength and precious memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Chuck Barthlemess
  • Wednesday, 16 May 2018
My thoughts and prayers go out to Lisa, Cindy and the whole family. May the Lord comfort, strengthen, and guide you all today and in the days to come.
  • Neighbor
  • Monday, 04 June 2018
Many prayers sent to the family for strength to endure the pain of losing a loved one in death. Acts 24:15
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