Supt. Earl Peterson, Sr.
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SHREVEPORT, LA. Celebration of life services for Supt. Earl Peterson Sr., 84, will be 1:30 p.m., Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church, 1666 Alston St., Bishop Roy L. H. Winbush, officiating. Interment will follow at Lincoln Memorial Park. Celebration of Remembrance will be Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Crusaders Temple COGIC, 321 Boisseau Street.
Supt. Peterson transitioned from earth to glory on March 16, 2014. He proudly served as pastor of Eastside COGIC for twenty-five years. He also served as Supt. for the Crusader's District and pastor of Crusader's Temple COGIC for sixteen years. He worked as a mattress finisher for Cooks Awning & Mattress, later owned Peterson's Mattress & Awning Company.
Left to cherish his memory: his wife; Missionary Johnnye B. Peterson, 6 children; Pastor Earl (Bettie) Peterson Jr. of Colorado Springs, CO., James R. (Nora) Peterson of San Antonio, TX, JoAnn (Curtis) Brown, Marie P. Williams, Rose Combs of Shreveport, LA and Vennette (Tyrone) Williams of Mobile, AL; 15 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, Members of the First Jurisdiction of Louisiana, Crusaders Temple COGIC, and Crusaders District, other family, relatives and friends.
Heavenly Gates Funeral Home
1339 Jewell Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
Published in Shreveport Times on Mar. 21, 2014