Dorothy Clyburn Peters

April 16, 1941 ~ March 5, 2021 (age 79)


Dorothy Clyburn Peters was born on April 16, 1941 in Durham, NC to Richard and Nora Clyburn. She later moved on to NYC when she was very young, moving to the heart of Harlem, NY.

In 1965 she married Wesley Peters and went on to further higher education at Bronx Community College, Lehman College and Hunter College receiving her MSW in social work.

In her later years, she moved back to Durham, NC to care for her parents and also working at DSS in Durham, NC until retirement. Her interests included shopping, going for walks and she devoted her time and energy as a caregiver to family members including both of her parents until they passed away.

Dorothy Clyburn Peters was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Nora Clyburn and 2 brothers, Robert Clyburn and Richard Clyburn, Jr.

Mrs. Dorothy  Clyburn Peters is survived by her husband of 56 years, Wesley Peters, 3 children, Lavarra Harrison of Concord, NC, Raquel Thomas of NYC and Charez Walker of Spring Lake, NC, 2 son-in-law’s, David Harrison and Dana Walker, 8 grandchildren, Alexis McDonald, Asia Harrison, Jalen Thomas, Justin Thomas, Eli Walker, Anisa Walker, Bella Walker, Fero Walker and a host of nieces and nephews.

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Graveside Service
March 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Glennview Memorial Gardens
2515 NC-55
Durham, NC 27713

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