Published 2:03 pm Thursday, February 3, 2022
Mr. Wilburn Pettus, age 102 of Fort Deposit Alabama died on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at his home surrounded by love. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Dunklin Funeral Home with Brother Howard Kirkland and Brother Glenn Kidd officiating. Burial will follow at Panola Cemetery with Dunklin Funeral Home directing. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in his memory.
Mr. Pettus is preceded in death by his parents, Marcus and Leotta Pettus; first wife, Ellen Pettus; brother, Samuel; sisters, Blanche, Hazel, Betty, Joyce; stepdaughter, Becky; stepson, Kenneth. He is survived by his devoted wife of 19 years, Katherine Pettus; daughters, Martha (Huey) Brightwell, Kathy (Robert) Owen; 10 step-grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 9 great great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends.