Melissa Lynn Lawrence Peterson

August 26, 1966 - May 15, 2017


A Memorial Service will be held at Broadway Baptist Church on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Warm Place or The American Cancer Society.

Melissa Lynn Peterson, 50, of Ft. Worth died peacefully on Monday May 15, 2017 after fighting a long hard battle against cancer.

Melissa graduated from Arlington Heights High School and is fondly remembered as a consummate organizer and for the great love she had for her daughter Peyton.

Melissa was preceded in death by her father, Robert Lawrence.

Survivors: Melissa is survived by her husband, Mark Sherman Peterson; her daughter, Rebecca Peyton Peterson; her mother,
Catherine Lawrence; and her siblings, Deborah Lawrence, Edward Lawrence and Rebecca Brawley.