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Cicely Yvonne Peterson

August 2, 1978 ~ July 16, 2018 (age 39)

Cicely Yvonne Peterson, age 39, born in Cleveland, Tennessee on August 2, 1978 passed from this life into her new life on July 16, 2018. She was a resident of Los Angeles, California.

Cicely is preceded in death by her grandfathers: John H. Peterson, Russel E. Toms, and Jessie White, Sr.; her sister, Joy Wright.

Cicely was a graduate of Cleveland High School.  She joined the United States Armed Forces serving as a Logistical Specialist in the United States Army. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Human Resources from Phoenix University and was a member of the Iota Phi Lambda Sorority Inc.

Cicely was a beautiful and vibrant young woman. She was an avid reader and explorer. She enjoyed music, comedy, animals and traveling.

She leaves her beautiful daughter, Amora R. Peterson; her loving mother, Ellaina Roberts; her Dad, Kenneth (Senora) Roberts; father, Jessie White, Jr.; sisters: Shadolla (Joseph) Utsu, Candice Roberts, Lesley Roberts; brother, Antonio Roberts; other siblings: Demetrius Ramsey, Jackie (Antonio) Welch-Palmer, Ebony White, Kaila Falker, Toya (Charles) Cobb-Moore, Jessica White, DeKesha (Antonio) Hill; her grandmothers: Patricia Toms, and Edna White; nieces: Bahja, Nadya, Arissa, Niveah; nephews: Sincere, Quintin; other nieces and nephews; a host of aunties, other relatives and friends; special friends: Adrius Hall, Raycene Whaley, Greta Looney, and Crystal Davis.

Family will receive friends Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 11:30a.m. St. James Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 151 Short Street N.E. Cleveland, Tn.  Funeral services will begin at 12:00 Noon. Rev. Rhonda S. Westfield, Pastor.  Rev. Mitchell M. Walker will deliver words of Encouragement.  Private Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.  PattonFuneral Home is honored to serve the Peterson Family.

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