Benjamin Franklin Pettus


Funeral services for Mr. Benjamin Pettus Sr. will be held Saturday, March 30, 2019, at 11 a.m at New Hope Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be held Friday, March 29, 5-7 p.m at Berry Gardner Funeral Home. The body will be at the church one hour prior to services.
In lieu of Flowers, the family kindly request you donate to the Meridian Boys and Girls Club or the United Negro College Fund.
Published on March 27, 2019
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George Cole
Apr 10, 2019
Sorry for your loss, praying for the family. I remember Frank growing up. 31first and 20th street. RIP.
Irma Crockett Hopkins
Apr 09, 2019
Condolences to the family. So sorry for the loss of you beloved one.
We grew up on the same street in Meridian.
Barbara Allen- Irby
Mar 28, 2019
Frank, you were loved by many and you will be missed May you rest in eternal peace until we meet again. June of 2014 was the last time we shared a few minutes together we hugged and went our separate way little did I know that would be our last time seeing each other. Rest In Peace mt brother until we meet again. God Bless.
Mardie Grady Fitzpatrick
Mar 28, 2019
My condolences to the family, praying God's peace be with you.
Peggy Ray Dease
Mar 27, 2019
Benjamin “Frank” Pettus is/was loved by many. I grew up around him and my sister Kay Ray. They went off to Bethune Cookman after T. J. Harris High School. She is regrets not being able to attend, but unfortunate circumstances afford themselves. They loved one another and looked out for each other.

He was such a caring person that he stopped by my place of work when passing through from New Orleans. He wanted to see the lady in charge! My secretary was thrown off, but I heard his and said, let them (3 other guys were with him) in. He closed the door and had a fields day laughing 😂. You are the HNIC! I’m so proud of you. This office is huge.

That’s the Frank I will remember. T
...aking time to see everyone. A smile or a hug 🤗. May he rest now. No more pain or needles.

Love to his son, Ben and Sister Malissa. We have lost a jewel.
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