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Official Obituary of

Shirley Peterson

August 17, 1949 ~ May 9, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Shirley Peterson Obituary

Shirley Peterson, 73, Dogwood Drive, Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital, Evansville, IN, of natural causes.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2023 at Lamb Funeral Home with John Tatum officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2023 at the funeral home.

A native of Hopkinsville, KY, she was born August 17, 1949, the daughter of the late William Dawson Moore and the late Mary Katherine (Meredith) Moore.

Shirley was a first grade teacher at Belmont Elementary for over 30 years. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Raymond D. Moore; and her sister, Linda Moore Waldrop.

Survivors include her husband, LeRoy Peterson, Hopkinsville, KY; her daughter, Amanda (Thomas) Thorne, Hopkinsville, KY; her brother, Ronald “Ronnie” (Donna) Moore, Hopkinsville, KY; and her grandchildren, Philip Thorne and Evelynn Thorne.

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May 11, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lamb Funeral Home
3911 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Funeral Service
May 12, 2023

1:00 PM
Lamb Funeral Home
3911 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240


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