Originally published Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 06:06a.m.

Sibby McLaws Peterson passed away Jan. 4, 2018. She was born July 4, 1914, in Joseph City, Arizona, to parents John W. and Ellen Elsie McLaws.

Sibby is survived by her daughter Sandy, son Mark, two grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Sibby and husband Joe married in 1936 and moved to Prescott in 1942. They established Peterson’s Jewelry in 1950 and retired in 1971.

Sibby’s family was always first and she was the glue that held everything together. She also enjoyed her bowling in many leagues and tournaments. She held office in many bowling associations and was awarded the Meritorious Service Award from Central Yavapai Bowling Association.

Sibby and husband Joe were members of Smoki. She participated in many of the ceremonial dances.

A heart-felt thank-you from our family to the wonderful caregivers at Westfield Assisted Living and Maggie’s Hospice.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, from 3-5 p.m., at the Hampton Funeral Home 240 S. Cortez St., Prescott.

Graveside services will be on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, 1 p.m. at the City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa.

Arrangements entrusted to Hampton Funeral Home.

Information provided by survivors.