m. joycepeterson
M. Joyce Peterson, a 65 year resident of Redondo Beach, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Born in Covington, KY, Joyce was 94 when she died. Joyce was a member of First United Methodist Church. Joyce graduated from Holmes High School in Covington, KY in 1935 and received an AA from El Camino. She retired after 14 years from C.P. Hall and enjoyed traveling with her husband after his retirement. She was involved directing and writing plays for the children at her church some of which she had published, she wrote short stories to share with her writing group and to post on her blog, she also enjoyed painting and mystery novels. She loved her family and was blessed to see her grandsons grow up and marry, most of all she loved her husband Laurence. Joyce is survived by son, Lance Peterson, daughters, Lerri Peterson and Lana Wilson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Laurence. A gathering of family and friends will be held at White and Day Colonial Mortuary on Wednesday August 1, 2012 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The Service will be held at First United Methodist Churchon Thursday August 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to cancer research.

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  1. Joyce Peterson and her beautiful blonde pageboy were important influences in my 3rd grade life. I decided to be beautiful, talented, an actress, and blonde, just like Mrs. Peterson. I failed most of those ambitions, but my “acting” has helped me through many careers. Thank you Mrs. Peterson.

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