In Loving Memory

Emily Sweeting Peterson

October 26, 1951 - January 6, 2020


Emily Sweeting Peterson, 68, a resident of Saraland, Alabama, passed away on Monday January 6, 2020.

Emily was a merchandiser for American Greetings and former owner of Creative Crafts and Ceramics. A lover of animals, she enjoyed her pets and traveling to thoroughbred horse farms.  Emily had a horse named “Lady” and two dogs, “Zoey” and “Brownie”.  A graduate of Key West High School in 1969, Emily later earned her associate degree from Miami Dade Community College in Business.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, William and Elena Albury; father, Bradley E. Sweeting; mother, Geraldine Sweeting; brother, Jimmy Sweeting and grandson, Eddie Ferguson

Leaving to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 42 years, Phillip Peterson; two daughters, Stacey (Nicholas) Jessee of Saraland, Alabama; Ashley (Ed) Ferguson of Moody, Alabama; three grandchildren, Landon Jessee, Elsie Ferguson, Lucy Joy Ferguson; sister, Bonnie Sweeting of Key West, Florida and her beloved pets, her horse, “Lady” and two dogs, “Zoey and “Brownie”.

A celebration of Emily’s Life will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 10:00 a.m.  -2:00 p.m. at Kalifield Clubhouse, 3900 College Parkway, Saraland, AL 36571.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at Service arrangements by Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, Alabama.


  1. John Wild

    Phillip so sorry for your loss.

  2. Jerry Mitchell & Bob Carr

    May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time.

  3. Danya Jones Taylor

    Emily is my cousin, although I am her sister Bonnie’s age. Emily’s grandfather and my grandmother were brother and sister. Was so sorry to hear of her passing, my condolences to the family!

  4. Larry Snow

    HeyPhilip. I was looking for you and sadly came on this. So sad my friend.


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