PETERSBURG, VA 23803-4220
(804) 732-8911


Grace E. Archer

May 2, 2013

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Ms. Grace Elizabeth Archer, age 69, of 1800 Boydton Plank Road Petersburg, departed this life Thursday evening, May 2,2013 at her residence after battling cancer for four years.

Grace was the daughter of the late Junious and Hattie Peterson. She
was preceded in death by two sisters, Minnie Johnson and Livial Reese; one
brother, Robert L. Peterson and two brothers-in-law, William Reese and Robert

She leaves to cherish her memories six devoted children, Kim Allen(Leroy), Derek Archer, Darren Archer(Deneen), Sabrina Hawkins(Robert), Carolyn Gregory(John), and Annette Peterson all of Petersburg; fourteen devoted grandchildren, four that she raised Anthony Stith,Jerreka Peterson,Travon and Trevontá Peterson; ten great grandchildren; three sisters, Gloria Bates of Henderson,NC, Shirley Simmons of Manhattan NY, and Carolyn Thompson of Queens NY and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends, among them, four devoted friends, Pierre Ames, Barbara Walker, Yvonne Goodman, and Linwood Christian.
During her declining years she was blessed with the care of Jane Kaatz(VCU),
Drew Moghanaki, Dr. Baker,Gene Flowers(The Massey Center), Oddessy Hospice, and
two devoted nurses from Care Advantage Tashawna Dunn and Tiffany Cooper.

WATCH FUNERAL SERVICES LIVE AT www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.

A funeral service for Ms. Grace E. Archer will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Chapel of J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., the Rev. Jeffrey L. Reaves, Sr., Pastor of Good Shepherd Baptist Church, Eulogist.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Friday, May 10, 2013 at the funeral establishment.

The family will also receive friends at 4317 Woodstream Circle, Petersburg, Va., and may be contacted by calling (804) 722-9796.

Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Ms. Archer and watch the funeral services live online at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, Va., (804) 732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.