Kathi Lou Arnott Peters, 63, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Thursday, January 26, 2017, at  7:55 p.m. at Mount Carmel West in Columbus.

Kathi was born July 27, 1953, in Washington Court House to Richard Dean and Mary Lou Follis Arnott. She was a 1971 graduate of Washington Senior High School and attended Ohio University.

She retired as a caseworker from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Kathi had been a member of the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church since 1957, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, choir member, vestrywoman and for 10 years, director of the S.O.C.K.S. program.  She is a former member of the Washington Lioness Club, Mothers Circle and Phi Beta Psi.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Sean Patrick Flynn on April 4, 1983, and by her parents.

Kathi is survived by her husband of 23 years, Paul E. Peters, of Washington Court House; a son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Kris Flynn of Sabina;  grandson, Taylor Flynn; two step sons and step daughters-in-law, Sean and Michele Peters of Washington Court House and Chad and Sherri Peters of Six Mile, SC; five step grandchildren, Alex, Tyler, Hayden, Kennedy and Jenna;  a brother, Kirk Arnott and his wife, Karen Kirk, of Upper Arlington; her mother-in-law, Verda Mae Peters and brothers-in-law, Bruce (Marinona) Peters and Karl Peters, all of Highland County and many cherished friends.

A memorial service will be held Monday, January 30, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the St. Andrews’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. Father David Getreu, minister at St. Philips Episcopal Church in Circleville, officiating.  A private burial will be held  at a later date in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.  A luncheon, in the fellowship hall at the church, will immediately follow the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 733 State Route 41-SW, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.



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  • Marjorie See says:

    Paul, Ben & I are so sorry. I just pray that God will surround all the family with peace and love during this very difficult time. Just remember the wonderful memories that you have had over the years with Kathi. They are to be cherished. May God bless you.

  • Patti (Johnston) Anthony says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I will always treasure the small group of teenage girls who made up the church choir. And us trying so hard not to sing off-key.

  • Stephen Huffman says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  • Tom Meriweather says:

    It is not goodbye Kathi, it is until we meet again.

  • Cyndi A Morris says:

    Paul, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that peace and comfort will follow you every moment as you go through your day to day. Love you and God Bless

  • Larry & Mary Baker says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Mary and I will be praying for you and family

    God Bless

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