Obituaries

CHARLOTTE - George Louis Peters died March 20, 2016 in Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, NC. Born May 5, 1935 in Little Rock, AR, to Frances Trapp Peters and Robert S. Peters, he grew up in Little Rock where he attended Catholic schools. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with an architectural degree and practiced architecture for over twenty-five years for J.N. Pease Associates in Charlotte. After retirement he and his wife moved to the Buladean community of Mitchell County. Mr.

FLORIDA/SPRUCE PINE - Dr. Gloria Houston, known internationally as an educator and an author of multi-award winning best sellers for young readers as well as textbooks, died peacefully after a long battle with cancer on Monday, March 21, 2016 at her daughter’s home in Apollo Beach, Florida. She was 75. Dr. Houston wrote over 10 books that were published in numerous languages. Her books have won and been listed on more than forty awards and awards lists. Over the years, she taught at the University of South Florida and Western Carolina University and was lovingly referred to as “Ms.

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