Evelyn Presley Peterson, 92, of Hixson, passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014, in a local hospital. Evelyn was a member of the greatest generation by working at Oak Ridge National Lab during World War II. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Peterson, of Hixson; her parents, George and Irene Presley, of North Chattanooga; sisters, Betty Rodecker, of Hixson, Robbie McGarry, of St. Louis Park, Minn. Evelyn is survived by nieces, Nancy Commerford and Susan (Greg) Taylor; nephews, Kevin (Judy) McGarry and Robert (Sandra) Rodecker. The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. A graveside service for Evelyn will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Rev. Wayland Stewart officiating. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.