Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday, August 22, 2014, at Byas Funeral Home in Cleveland.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 23, 2014, at Mt. Aria in Stephenville and will be officiated by Reverend Larry King. Burial will follow at Johnson Cemetery in Boyer.
He is survived by sons, Earnest Jackson of Indianola and Stanley Peterson of Shaw; daughters, Debra Peterson and Rochelle Jackson of Shaw, Sharon Andrews of Greenville, and Yvette Maddox of Alabama; brothers, Nathaniel Peterson of Ft. Pierce, Fla., Garland Peterson of Milwaukee, Wis., Steve Fletcher and Ronnie and Derrick Peterson of Chicago, Ill., Melvin and Harry Peterson of St. Paul, Minn., and John Gibson of Minn.; and sisters, Mary Agee, Bertha Peterson, Gloria Lewis, and Debra Fletcher of Chicago, Ill., Vickie Denham of Va., and Dorothy Earthman of St. Paul, Minn.