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1/2/2014 10:56:00 AM
Cora Peters
Cora Peters
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Cora Peters

Cora G. Peters, 18, of Walnut passed away Dec. 30, 2013, in St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Visitation will be 1-5:30 p.m. Saturday in Bureau Valley High School auditorium, Manlius.
Services will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Bureau Valley High School with the Rev. Eldon Cook, pastor of Walnut Commun-ity Bible church, officiating. Private graveside service will be Sunday at Walnut Cemetery.
Arrang-ements have been completed by Garland Funeral Home in Walnut.
Cora was born Aug. 10, 1995, in Princeton to David and Karen (Harm) Peters.
She was a senior at Bureau Valley High School where she was the 2013 Homecoming Queen. Cora’s contagious smile and feisty attitude encouraged so many. Cora was very active with the Dax Locke Foundation and was a spokeswoman for childhood cancer research.
Survivors are her parents, David and Karen Peters of Walnut; one sister, Dorian Peters of Walnut; two brothers, Joseph Peters and Jonathon Peters, both of Walnut; her paternal grandfather, William J. Peters of Hannibal, Mo.; her maternal stepgrandfather, Tom Lippincott of Kinderhook; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents and paternal grandmother.
A memorial has been established to Dax Locke Foundation and Cora’s Benefit in lieu of flowers.
Condolences may be directed to

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