Everette L. "Pete" Wilson

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at First Baptist Church, Purvis for Everette L. "Pete" Wilson, 87, of Purvis, who died Friday, March 10, 2017 at Bedford Care Center in Hattiesburg.

Interment will follow at Coaltown Cemetery in Purvis.

Mr. Wilson was a long time member of First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He retired from the Hess Refinery in Purvis with over 33 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Betty Hust Wilson, his parents, six sisters and four brothers.

Mr. Wilson is survived by three daughters, Shirley (Bill) Whittington of Prentiss, MS, Carolyn (Bruce) Byrd of Mobile, AL and Linda Richard of Purvis, MS; a son, Leslie (Paula) Wilson of Purvis; three granddaughters, Stacey (Chris) Gotwald of Starkville, MS, Emily (Will) Hession of Purvis, MS and Misty (Riley) McWhorter of Hattiesburg, MS; one grandson, Kyle Richard of Purvis and three great-grandsons.

Visitation will be held on Monday evening from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and Tuesday morning until service time at First Baptist Church in Purvis.

Memorials may be made to Homes of Hope for Children in Purvis, MS.