Everette L. Wilson

Everette L. "Pete" Wilson died March 10, 2017, at Bedford Care Center in Hattiesburg. Services were March 14 at First Baptist Church, Purvis with burial 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 more than 33 years of service.

Survivors include three daughters, Shirley and Bill Whittington of Prentiss, Carolyn and Bruce Byrd of Mobile, Ala. and Linda Richard of Purvis; a son, Leslie and Paula Wilson of Purvis; three granddaughters; one grandson and three great-grandsons.

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

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