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Joyce L. Peterson

July 3, 1944 — March 23, 2023

Bay St. Louis, MS

Joyce L. Peterson, 78, went to her heavenly home on March 23, 2023. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Joyce was a faithful woman who loved the Lord, her family, church and community. 

Joyce was born on July 3, 1944, in New Orleans, LA and was the only child of her adoring parents. She was a longtime resident of Clermont Harbor, MS. She was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church for many years.  She met the love of her life, Robert B. Peterson in the early 1960’s and they were married for over 60 years. Joyce retired from Whitney Bank and has spent her years after retirement enjoying and spoiling her grandchildren, gardening and volunteering with the Catholic Church. 

Joyce loved the Lord and reflected God’s grace throughout her life. She was always positive, smiling without worry and ever-loving. She treasured her family and embraced every moment with them. 

Joyce is proceeded in death by her spouse, Robert B. Peterson and parents, Joseph and Doris Lohman. She is survived by her loving daughter, Cindy Breland (Clark); son, Robert “Bubby” Peterson III (Vicky); granddaughters, Ashley Andres ( AJ), Alycia Watts (Kade), Holly Peterson, and Brett Breland (Britt); grandson, William “Clark” Breland II; and 8 great-grandchildren who she adored. 

Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 5858 Lower Bay Rd, Bay St Louis, MS 39520, from 10:00AM – 11:00AM with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow. Joyce will be laid to rest in Lakeshore Cemetery immediately following the funeral services. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Ann Catholic Church.

Edmond Fahey Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Joyce L. Peterson.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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