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Kathrine T. Peters

October 24, 1931 ~ November 3, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Kathrine Peters Obituary

Kathrine T. Peters, 92, of Macon, Georgia, passed away Friday, November 3, 2023. A Celebration of Life will be Monday, November 6, 2023, at Riverside United Methodist Church at 1:00 PM, with Dr. Laudis (Rick) Lanford and the Reverend Keith Goodlett officiating. Burial will be private at Riverside Cemetery. The family will greet friends Sunday, November 5, 2023, at Hart’s Mortuary’s Cherry Street Chapel, from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM. 

Kathrine was born October 24, 1931 in Sandy Springs and graduated from North Fulton High School. She was employed at Colonial Pipeline in Atlanta when she met her first husband, John F. Ricketson, Jr., of Warrenton, Georgia. Together, they produced two sons and a daughter. Beginning in 1967, they also started and operated three successful businesses, the last one being Hearthstone Log Homes. She was also a loving wife to her second husband, Bill Peters, a successful dairy farmer and former chairman of the Monroe County Board of Commissioners. 

Kathrine was preceded in death by her parents, Aubrey and Ann Thompson; husband, William Peters; grandson, Brian Austin Ricketson; daughter-in-law, Patti Ricketson; sister, Ruth McLain; and brother, Jim Thompson. 

Kathrine is survived by her sons, John F. Ricketson, III, of Monroe County; Jack D. Ricketson, of Macon; and her daughter, Laurie R. Faircloth (Harry), of Juliette. Grandchildren, Kyle Kaufman (Haley), of Bonaire, Aubriann Pickett (Austin), of Macon, Ted Roberts (Ruth), of Chesapeake, Virginia, Todd Faircloth (Michelle), of Clayton, Georgia, Brande Barkley (Chris), of Centerville, Georgia, and Anna Bass (Alex), of Gray. Sixteen great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a sister, Nancy Smith (Chuck), of Duluth. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Riverside United Methodist Church or to the Methodist Home for Children and Youth at . 

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Hart’s Mortuary and Cremation Center, 765 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201 has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. 


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November 5, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hart's Mortuary and Cremation Center
765 Cherry Street
Macon, GA 31201

Memorial Service
November 6, 2023

1:00 PM
Riverside United Methodist Church
735 Pierce Avenue
Macon, GA 31204

Interment Private

Riverside Cemetery
1301 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31201


Methodist Home for Children and Youth
P.O. Box 2525, Macon GA 31204
Tel: 1-478-751-2800


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