Eleanora Virginia Peters Dies at 90

Eleanora Virginia Peters

Eleanora Virginia Peters, also known as “Ms. Salome” or “Sis Sal,” of Old Road, Antigua, died on Thursday, April 8, at the blessed age of 90.

Mrs. Peters is survived by her daughters: Emery Peters-Louis and Pastor Monique Green-Richards; sons: Ferdinand “Dove” Peters and Ickford Peters; stepson, the Rev. Dr. Charles Peters; and grandchildren: Andrea, Fernando “Dee,” Monique and Orlando “Baby” Peters, Jannine Louis-Vidal (Aaron Vidal) Juliette Louis-Horton (Pastor Jerry Horton) and Naysa R. Lynch.

She is also survived by great-grandchildren: Amori and Jia Jules, Amiaha and Alesha James, Kerique Mentore, Ondre Peters, Jeron, Jadyn and Ajanae Vidal, Jerianna and Juliesia Horton, and Kiori Francois; sister, Agnes Roberts (United States); brother, Earlwyn Wynter (United States); sons-in-law: Clemanso Louis and Gerard Richards Sr.; special cousin, Charity Southwell Francis and family; special niece, Clarissa Christopher (ANU); nearest and dearest friends: Sheila Jean and family, and Charles and Isolene McKay and family.

Other survivors include her godchildren: Sherwon “Stone” Williams, Eshelle Williams, Kisham McKay-Anthony and Jacklyn Chinnery; adopted children: Shirley Richards Rymer, Monaly Richards, Estellita Petersen, Brenda Benjamin Chambers and Rucinella Macaya (SXM); caretaker, Lakeisha DeShalto; and other family and friends in Antigua, the United States, the U.K. and the USVI too numerous to mention.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the homegoing celebration of Eleanora Virginia Peters on Wednesday, April 21, at the Memorial Moravian Church, No. 17 Norre Gade. The viewing will commence at 9 a.m. followed by the service at 10 a.m. Interment will be at the Eastern Moravian Cemetery, Hospital Ground, St. Thomas, VI.

The family asks that shades of yellow be worn as we celebrate the life of Mrs. Eleanora Virginia Peters.