Kristi J. Peters Dies at 41

Kristi J. Peters

The family is deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of our beloved daughter, mother, beloved partner, niece, cousins, goddaughter, godmother and co-worker Kristi J. Peters on Oct. 29.

Peters was born on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, on Jan. 25, 1979.

She was survived by her father, the Rev. Dr. Charles Peters; daughter, Keiori Francois; aunts: Ernestine Evans of Missouri, Emery Lewis and Monique Richards; uncles: Gus Gustavis (Lorraine), Ferdinand Peters and Ickford Peters; great-aunts: Naomi Cornelius and Barbara Smith; great-uncles: Don Fowler and Alfred Fowler; significant other, Leon “Bokeem” Martin Jr.; adopted parents: Carl and Beverly Plaskett; and adopted siblings: Karla Plaskett-Easton, PharmD and Aaron Plaskett.

At the time of her passing, Kristi was an employee of the East-End Health Clinic and a member of the U.S. Virgin Islands Division of Festivals, Judges Committee.

The first viewing will from 3-5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing will be at 8:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Memorial Moravian Church. Interment will be at Moravian Cemetery in Hospital Ground.

In lieu of floral arrangements, a monetary love offering will be collected during the service, which will go towards an educational fund for her daughter. Donations may also be mailed to Memorial Moravian Church, P.O. 117, St. Thomas, V.I. 00804, with the notation “Kristi Peters.”

All COVID-19 restriction guidelines will be observed. The service will be livestreamed on Memorial Moravian Church Facebook page: and