George M. Peters, 88, of Midland and formerly of Stanton, died Friday, February 14, 2014, in a Midland nursing home. A rosary service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Stanton. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Stanton with Msgr. James Bridges, officiating. Interment will follow at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Stanton. He was born November 20, 1925 in Jourdanton, Texas. He graduated from Stanton High School and attended the University of Texas. Mr. Peters served in the United States Navy during World War II. He farmed in Martin County and owned and operated his own well logging business for 30 years. He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Midland and was a life member of the American Legion Post #19 and VFW Post #7208. Survivors include one sister, Clara Holliman of San Angelo; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Fredericka Peters; his twin brother, James Peters; and by three sisters, Ida Marshall, Earlene Mills and Bobbie Simmons. The family would like to express their gratitude to his doctors and the staff at Manor Park for the exceptional care given during the last two years. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be sent to Martin County Convent, Inc., P. O. Box 1435, Stanton, Texas 79782; Paralyzed Veterans of America, P. O. Box 758532, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758541, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.npwelch.com.
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on Feb. 18, 2014
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