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Alice Baird Peterson, 89

Passed Away: 11/29/2012

Mrs. Alice Baird Peterson, age 89, of Flowery Branch, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Willowwood Nursing Center.

Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, December 2, 2012 at the Chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home, Rev. George Ivey, III will officiate.

Mrs. Peterson was born August 3, 1923 to the late Thomas Smith-Thompson Baird & Jesse Kerr Baird in Edinburgh, Scotland and moved to Lachine, Quebec, Canada in 1926. Upon marrying Harry Irving Peterson in 1950, she moved to Wolcott, Connecticut, and later Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 1957. After 46 years in Florida, she moved to Flowery Branch in 2003. She was retired from Bank of America in Florida, where she was a switchboard operator. Mrs. Peterson was preceded in death by her brothers, Alexander Stanley Baird and Thomas Smith Baird.

Survivors include: husband of 62 years, Harry “Bud” Peterson, of Flowery Branch; sons & daughters-in-law, David & Susan Peterson of Atlanta and James & Kate Peterson of Hicksville, New York; and granddaughters, Helen Peterson and Kate Peterson of Charleston, SC.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army - Georgia Division,

1000 Center Place, Norcross, GA 30093

Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542 is in charge of arrangements. Send on-line condolences to

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