June 26, 1929 - January 3, 2017
Elder James George Peterman of Farmington, Missouri departed this life on January 3, 2017. James was born on June 26, 1929, son of Lewis and Mary (Laramore) Peterman. He was united in marriage to Alta Oliver on August 10, 1949 in Arkansas. James retired from Laclede Steel Company in 1981. He enjoyed camping, fishing and talking and sharing stories. He was a handyman, who could fix or build anything and shared this skill by helping others all his life. A member of Missionary Baptist Church, he was called to serve his Lord as a preacher and was ordained on April 26, 1981. He served as pastor of Lone Star Missionary Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff and Pilot Knob Missionary Baptist Church. He served several times as an evangelist. James loved his family and friends and his greatest hope was that they all have accepted Christ as their Savior so he will see them once again. In addition to his wife, Elder James is survived by a son, Lewis James (Anita) Peterman of Clayton, Indiana; a daughter Lela (Garry) Hawkins of Hartford, Illinois; five grandchildren Kristina (Zach) Lind, Marion Peterman and fiancé, Crystin Goodroad, Alicia Peterman and fiancé, Jonathan Sayer of Indiana, Tara Berry and Kelly (Kenny) Springer of Illinois. Five great-grandchildren Kaydence and Bryar Lind, Gavin and Dillon Springer and Alexis Peterman and Cheyenne Goodroad. He is also survived by a brother, Elmer Peterman and wife, Faith of St. James, Missouri and many cousins, nieces and nephews. James was preceded in death by his parents, his sister and brother-in-law,Gladys and David "Dude" Basden and grandson-in-law, Brian Berry.
Elder James George Peterman of Farmington, Missouri departed this life on January 3, 2017. James was born on June 26, 1929, son of Lewis and Mary (Laramore) Peterman. He was united in marriage to Alta Oliver on August 10, 1949 in Arkansas. James... View Obituary & Service Information
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