William Ellison Peets

Published 6:00 am Monday, January 12, 2004

Services for William Ellison Peets of Monticello are 10:30 a.m.,Monday, Jan. 12, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inPeets Family Cemetery in Copiah County.

Visitation is Monday from 9:30-10:30 a.m., at the funeralhome.

Mr. Peets, 79, died Jan. 9, 2004 at Baptist Medical Center inJackson. He was born on Oct. 22, 1924, to Norman D. Peets andCatherine Patterson Peets.

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He was a Post Master for over 20 years for the Brookhaven U.S.Post Office. He was a member of First United Methodist Church inBrookhaven. He was an Army veteran with service in World War II andthe Korean Conflict. He was a high school graduate.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Lewise Harrington Peets; his daughters,Cathy Jobin of Hattiesburg, Lynda Posey of Vicksburg, and Sue Berchof Pearl; his son, W.E. “Dusty” Peets Jr. of Wesson; eightgrandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.