PETERSON, Ruth Elkins, 91, of Midlothian, formerly of Takoma Park, Maryland, died May 5, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edmund M. Peterson. Survivors include her daughter, Donna P. Case and her husband, Barry; her son, Robert Peterson; two grandsons, Robbie Peterson and his wife, Darlene and Michael Peterson; two great-granddaughters, Emily Peterson and Georgia Peterson; one nephew, Dennis Ritz; and one niece, Shirley Taylor. Mrs. Peterson enjoyed traveling and music, but her family and her church were of highest importance. The family is planning services to be held in Beltsville, Maryland in June. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bon Secours Health Care Foundation, 7229 Forest Avenue, Suite 200, Richmond, Va. 23226. Please designate "hospice" in the reference line on your check. Online condolences to WoodyFuneralHome.com.