Saturday, November 28, 2009

Funeral Arrangements for Willie Lee Dean aka "Peter Will" -- City Employee

Here's the Willie Dean Obituary as Published in the Daily World:

Funeral services for the late Willie Lee Dean (Peter Will), 50, of West Helena will be held Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009 at the New Haven M.B. Church at 2:30 p.m.  Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009 at Pettis Memorial at 121 South Coanza in West Helena from 4-7 p.m.

Willie L. Dean (Peter Will) was born Sept. 16, 1959.  He was the son of Ophelia Madden and Sam Dean Sr. He departed this life on Nov. 23, 2009.  He was a loyal and dedicated member of Pettis Memorial Church. He was also a loyal and dedicated employee of the West Helena Water Co. for over 33 years.

Willie Lee Dean (Peter Will) is preceded in death by his wife, Mattie Johnson Dean; his mother, Ophelia Madden; father, Sam Dean, Sr.; two sisters, Loistine Pruitt and Mattie Mae Dean.

He leaves to cherish his memories five sisters who loved him dearly, Dorothy Dean, Peggy Lee Roman, and Maythelma Dean Perry (Alonzo), all of Chicago, Brenda Lee Carruth (Darren) of Jonesboro and Linda C. Livingston of West Memphis; three brothers, George Dean of West Helena, Sam Dean Jr., of Lexa and Corey Dean of Maryland.  Burial will be held in the Piligram Cemetery at Marianna.  Repast will follow at 6352 Hwy 242 in Southland.  Funeral services are entrusted to Stephens Funeral Home.  


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