JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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RAY (BUSTER) PETERSON sent to me by Georgia Spangler of Woodlawn from her 
paper. 

Ray (Buster) PETERSON, 76 Rt 1 Woodlawn died at 8:45 PM Tue 24 Nov, 1981 at 
Mt Vernon Hospital. He was a retired farmer, a transportation director with the 
Woodlawn High School for 18 years and was former owner and operator of the 
Woodlawn Cafe. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Sat at Hughey Funeral 
Home, with Grant HAWKINS and Gene FOX officiating. Burial will be in IOOF 
cemetery, Woodlawn,Il. Friends may call at funeral home after 6 PM Fri. Mr.. 
PETERSON was born 13 April 1905 in Woodlawn, the son of Homer Henry and 
Christina (WISEBECKER) PETERSON. Survivors include 1 foster son James 
HOLLINGSWORTH of Woodlawn, 1 brother William PETERSON of Centralia, 2 sisters 
Ruby {Mrs.. Harl J HENLEY} of Ashley and Daisey {Mrs.. Herbert J. HOGAN} of 
Bells Texas; 1 foster grandson Paul HOLLINGSWORTH of Woodlawn; 1 niece EdaLee 
{Mrs.. Keith BOUNDS} of Centralia; 1 nephew William B PETERSON of Mt Vernon. Mr. 
PETERSON was a member of Mt Catherine Christian Church Woodlawn and was former 
vice pres of the IOOF cemetery board. 

This was sent to me 7 Dec 1981 by GEORGIA SPANGLER by Peg Crowley 
Submitted by: PEGGY CROWLEY
 Jan 2001
 
 
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