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James Durham Peterson 1938-2013 | Obituaries

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James Durham Peterson 1938-2013


MR. JAMES DURHAM PETERSON, age 74, of Rhine, GA, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Dodge County Hospital.

 Memorial services will be held at 6:00PM Thursday, February 28, in Southerland Funeral Chapel with Rev. Roy Williams officiating.

Mr. Peterson was a lifelong resident of Dodge County, of the Methodist faith, a retired Carpenter of Residential and Commercial Construction and son of the late Inez Parker Peterson & Ollie Fernando Peterson.  He was a Veteran of the US Army and an avid Outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.    

Survivors:  2 Daughters – Shelia Wright (Rusty) of Douglas, GA & Sherry Roberts (Gary) of Helena, AL;  2 Sisters – Agnes Wood of Dublin & Gloria Douglas of Cochran;  1 Brother – Lynn Peterson (Rosemary) of McRae; 

9 Grandchildren – Gino Matos, Zach Roberts (Lindsey), Gabe Roberts, Rachel Roberts, Matt Thompson (Tiffany), Lana Tillman (Trey), Leila Taft (Andrew), Nikki Davis (Kevin) & Johnathon Wright;  8 Great-Grandchildren – Alexa, Austin, Garrett, Braxton, Kadin, Carson, Dalton, & Hunter; Several Nieces & Nephews. 

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the American Cancer Society.

Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home     -----------

 of Eastman is in charge of                    SSFH

 arrangements.                                         -----------



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