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GREENVILLE - Lester Franklin Peterson, 81, of Greenville, died Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mr. Peterson was born on August 18, 1929 in Muhlenberg County. He was an oil field worker, farmer, and was a retired coal miner with the Arch of the Green Coal Co. He was a member of the Sharon General Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, trustee, and Sunday School teacher. He was preceded in death by his parents, J.F. and Lena Phillips Peterson, sisters Elizabeth Peterson and Rosa Coombs, and brothers Ernest Peterson and Adrian Peterson.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel Peterson; son Rev. Ricky (Beverly) Peterson; daughters Regenia (Donnie) Lovell and Ronda Hearld; grandchildren Jerrod (Tracy) Hearld, Jennifer (John) Finley, Stacy (Harold) Wester, Bailey Peterson, and Sarah Peterson; and great-grandchildren Isaac Springer and Eli Finley.

Funeral services will be Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 2:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Darren Pentecost and Rev. Darrell McIntosh officiating. Burial will be in Green's Chapel Cemetery in Greenville. Visitation will be Friday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at