Joe Peavey, 75, of Denham Springs, La., passed away on Dec. 12, 2020, at his residence. A graveside service was held Dec. 16 at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Monticello, with Rev. Diane Woodall officiating. Wilson Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Joe was born May 10, 1945, in Monticello, to James B. and Irene Rutland Pevey. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend. He enjoyed spending time outdoors with his family and friends. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Monticello. Joe will be missed by everyone.
Preceding him in death were his parents and brother, Murray Peavey.
Joe is survived by his wife of 21 years, Mavis Peavey of Denham Springs, La.; daughters, Natalie St. John, Jo Ellen Allen, both of Texas; Cristie Lofton, of Monticello; Wendi Shoultz, of Louisiana; sister, Bonnie Clark, of Monticello; Ronald Pevey (Kathy), of Monticello; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.