NASHVILLE-A memorial graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Nashville Cemetery for Marion L. Peterson, 90, Nashville, Mo., who died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Military rites will be performed. The body has been cremated.
Arrangements are under the direction of Weng Funeral Chapel, Jasper.
Survivors include two sons, Kerry Peterson and wife Sandy, Joplin, and Kevin Peterson and wife Nancy, Nashville, Mo.; four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Peterson was born April 22, 1923, in Nashville, to Everett and Alta Peterson. He was a lifelong farmer and member of the Nashville Christian Church. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the South Pacific.
He married Betty Eldred on Nov. 10, 1946. She preceded him in death.