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James R. Petersen (08-08-2013)
Funeral services for Mr. James R. Petersen, 77, of Bernice were held at 2:00pm Wednesday, July 31st at Farrar Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Canterberry & Bro. Steve Hughes officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville.
Mr. Petersen passed away July 29, 2013. He enjoyed all kinds of sports, especially football. He loved animals, and took pleasure feeding and watching them. He also liked to fish in his younger years. He was a longtime member of Shiloh Baptist Church.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Roy & Clara Petersen; twin siblings, Roy & Roylen Petersen; in-laws, Mr. & Mrs. E. F. Pilgreen; brother-in-law, Joe Pilgreen and niece, Laura Jo Pilgreen.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 45 years, Patsy Petersen; brother-in-law, James Pilgreen & wife, Gwen; 2 sisters-in-law: Jane Swanner and Barbara Pilgreen; 2 nephews and 4 nieces.
Pallbearers were Gary Pilgreen, Dillon Pilgreen, Wesley Troquille, Jared Porter, Dewayne Westbrook and Billy McIntosh.
Visitation was held Tuesday, July 30th at the funeral home.
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