Wendell G. Pettus, 86, of Searcy, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014. He was born in 1928 to the late Walter Festus Pettus and Violet Barger of Rose Bud.
He is survived by one son, Gary Pettus (Kathy) of Searcy; one daughter, Judy Pearson (Waymon) of Rose Bud; one sister Joann Culwell of Rose Bud; three grandchildren, Lisa Pearson Wittig, Jamie Pettus and Shelly Hughes Jones; and six great grandchildren, Joseph Wittig, Evan Wittig, Lacus Wittig, Easter Jones, Jason Jones and Elizabeth Jones.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Hettie Pettus; two brothers, Walter Pettus and Marion Pettus; and one grandchild, Jason Hughes.
He was a charter member of the Chapel Lane Freewill Baptist Church. "Pop" was a great, hard working, God fearing man. He was so kind and generous and always had a smile for everyone and a song in his heart.
Visitation will be at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, September 12, 2014 at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Arkansas Alzheimer's at 1-800-272-3900.
All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.
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September 11, 2014
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
September 12, 2014