Originally created 01/12/00

Mrs. Caroline Peterson



Mrs. Caroline Young Teem Peterson, 96, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at Kentwood Nursing Home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue, with Dr. David B. Jones officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Spruce Pine Memorial Cemetery, Spruce Pine, N.C.

Mrs. Peterson, a native of Haskell, Texas, had retired as a schoolteacher. She was a member of Trinity-on-the-Hill United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two nephews, Carl Gordon Swaim Jr., Little Rock, Ark., and William Caskey Swaim, Burbank, Calif.; two nieces, Winona Kimrey, Lexington, N.C., and Caroline Swaim Smithman, Salisbury, N.C.; and several great-nephews and great-nieces.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 12, 2000