Monday, Dec 28, 2015
June 28, 1925 - December 20, 2015
Eunice Marvine Thacker Hayes Peters, 90, of Jasper, FL, went to be with her Lord on, December 20, 2015.
Born on June 28, 1925, in Marietta, GA, to the late William Carter Thacker and Willa Worley Thacker. She was a homemaker, ran Stan’s (Papa Stan’s) Bar-B-Que restaurant in Jasper for many years, worked at Lang’s in Jasper and Younkers in De Moines, IA. A member of First Baptist Church of Jasper.
She was known by her family, friends and other as Mama, Nana, Aunt Marvine, Mama Stan, Eunice, Mrs. Hayes or Mrs. Peters. She goes by many names but she is just one beautiful lady who had a gentle soul and a big heart. She always told her family “that if you could not say something nice, then don’t say anything at all.”
Preceded in death by her husbands; the love of her life John Stanford Hayes, and her second chance at love Ward L Peters; daughter Barbara Ann Hayes and son John Stanley Hayes; four sisters and five brothers.
Survivors include her four daughters, Bobbie Barry (Steve), Lawrenceville, GA; Rita Robinson, Live Oak, FL; Gail Sloat (Bud), Quincy, FL. and Jane Stuessy (Rob), Sheridan, Wyoming; her daughter-in-law Barbara Hayes, Perry, FL.; twelve grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren; step-son, Dennis Peters (Kathy), Forest Lake, Minnesota; step-daughter, Bonnie Smith (Steve), Cedar Falls, Iowa; seven step-grandchildren and nine step-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 28, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Jasper, FL.
Interment followed at Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Suwannee Valley Nursing Center in Jasper, FL. 427 NW 15th Ave, Jasper, FL. 32052