Clara Faye Petersen, 84, of Prosser died Wednesday at home.

Mrs. Petersen was born in Hot Springs, Ark., and settled in Prosser in 1967. She worked as a civil deputy for the Benton County Sheriff’s Office until her retirement in 1988.

She is survived by six sons, Doug Frailey of Clearwater, Fla., Mark Frailey of Grandview, Mike Frailey of Ellensburg, and Brent Petersen, Bill Petersen and Chris Petersen, all of Prosser; a daughter, Nancy Petersen of Prosser; a brother, Jack Childs of Little Rock, Ark.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the Prosser Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with burial to follow in the Prosser Cemetery.