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“Please accept my condolences. Isaiah 61:1,2 says "May the God of all comfort" comfort you and your family at this time of great grief.-- ...Read More »
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“Mr Pete was one of the most charismatic men I have ever met! He was so enjoyable to be around. He could make anyone smile. I sat with him many...Read More »
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“Just read that Pete passed away ,so sorry to his family ,Pete was a talker and enjoyed knowning him ,prayers for all Doug and Frances Graham ”
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“Mr. Pete lit up the room with his smile. He was always a joy to be around. I ate lunch with him often in the cafeteria. In 2015 when I had cancer he...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Wanda Conley - Blytheville, AR

“Mr. Pete lit up the room with his smile. He was always a joy to be around. I ate lunch with him often in the cafeteria. In 2015 when I had cancer he...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Wanda Conley - Blytheville

“Pete lived in my neighborhood. He was my walking friend at the Family Life Center at First Baptist Church in Blytheville. We always enjoyed walking...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Pam Lane - Blytheville, AR

“David and Family, I'm so sorry Mr. Pete has passed but I know he's smiling big because he's in the loving arms of his cherished wife, Betty. All my...Read More »
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William Everett "Pete" Peterson, 91, of Blytheville, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 in Collierville, Tennessee.
Pete was born in Blytheville to Aaron and Laura Webb Peterson. He was a retired bookkeeper for Ark-Mo Power and a member of First United Methodist Church. He served his country with honor in the United States Army during World War II. Pete loved big band music, reading and traveling.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty; his parents; a brother, Don Peterson; and a grandson, Brian Jacques.
Pete leaves four children, William Everett Peterson, Jr. (Cindy) of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Rebecca Jacques of Collierville, Tennessee, Debbie Peterson of Collierville, Tennessee, and David Peterson of Little Rock, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Scott Jacques (Stephanie), Michael Jacques, Lee Peterson, and Matt Peterson (Beverly); and four great-grandchildren.
Burial was private. The family requests that memorials be made to Parish Nurse Ministry at Piperton United Methodist Church in Piperton, Tennessee or the local animal shelter and Humane Society.

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Cobb Funeral Home
603 W. Main Street Blytheville, AR 72316
Tel. (870) 763-4431

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