Athens — Laura Lee Givens Peteet, age 65, passed away peacefully April 27, 2014 at Red Oak Health and Rehabilitation Center in Red Oak, TX after her strong fight with Multiple Sclerosis. She spent her last days surrounded by family and friends. A retired educator of Dallas ISD with 35 years of service, she is survived by: husband, James R. Peteet- Balch Springs, TX, 3 daughters, Paula (Don, Jr.) King- Waxahachie, TX, Sonya (John) Young- Terrell, TX, Kanisha Peteet- Balch Springs, TX, mother, Laura Mae Givens- Athens, TX, 5 sisters, 1 brother, 11 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a host of relatives and friends. Donations can be made to the MS Foundation.
Wake: Sunday, May 4, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, 3715 S. Westmoreland Rd., Dallas, TX. Service: Monday, May 5, at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 837 N. Prairieville St., Athens, TX.Donations can be made to the MS Foundation.