Susie Bailey Peterson, 91, of Raleigh, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Universal Health Care. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Elwood Yancey Bailey and Omie Ray Bailey, and was a longtime member of Longview Baptist Church. Mrs. Peterson was a beautician for many years and was a member of Millbrook Chapter 293 Order of the Eastern Star for 50 years.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 1, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Randy McKinney officiating. Burial was in Raleigh Memorial Park.
Mrs. Peterson is survived by her son, Jimmie Powell, of Wake Forest; daughter, Janie Powell Clinton and husband, Bailey, of Raleigh; brother, Mortlin Bailey and wife, Catherine, of Raleigh; sisters, Ruby Hobby, of Garner, and Maxine O’Neal and Mamie Rogers, both of Wake Forest; sister-in-law, Rona “Boots” Bailey of Durham; granddaughter, Amy Powell Brown and husband, Jason; grandson, Bailey Sears Clinton II and wife, Gina; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, John Powell and Mack Peterson; sisters, Audrey Sandling, Estelle Bailey, Priscilla Bailey, Virginia Jackson, Ruebelle Strickland and brother, Ferman Bailey.
Pallbearers were Donald Bailey, Ted Lowery, Buck Bailey, Jason Brown, Bailey Clinton II, and Bobby Sandling.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be made at www.brightfunerals.com.