Jean was born August 19, 1928, in Wink, Texas, to Phyllis Katherine and Ellsworth Austin, who both preceded her in death. She went home to be with the Lord on May 26, 2019, at 90 years old. A Memorial Service is scheduled for Saturday, July 6, 2019, 10:30 a.m., at Grace Community Church with Rick Hale officiating.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon “Pete” Peterson; three brothers: Richard Guinn, Charles Guinn, Phillip Austin; three sisters: Katherine Bradburn, Betty Satterfield, Myrtle “Pet” Davidson; and a stepsister, Mary Austin.
She is survived by one daughter, Kaye Thompson of Roswell; three grandchildren: Jason Thompson and wife Silvia of San Antonio, TX, Greg Thompson and wife Ginger of San Antonio, TX, Lori (Thompson) Jacquez and husband Rob of Aztec, NM; six special great-grandchildren, who were her pride and joy; special nieces and nephews: Carol Caroll and husband Bobby of Roswell, NM, Janet Gholson and husband Steve of Corona, NM, Jack Davidson and wife Sabra of Corona, NM, and numerous other nieces and nephews.