Dateline: June 30, 2005
services for C.I. “Peck” Pettit, age 81, were held at 11:00 a.m. on
Saturday, June 25, 2005, in the Community Fellowship Church with Rev.
Bryan Knowles, Pastor, officiating. Burial
was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of
Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon with Masonic Graveside
rites by Clarendon Lodge #700.
Pettit died Thursday, June 23, 2005, in Howardwick. He was born November 23, 1923, in Babs Switch, Oklahoma, and
was an Amarillo resident for 32 years before moving to Howardwick in 1981.
He married Margaret Ann Carlson on April 23, 1949, in Round Rock,
Texas. He retired from
Western Electric/ATT as an installer after 35 years.
He was an US Army Air Corps Veteran of World War II, where he flew
a B-17 Bomber. He was Past
Master of Clarendon Masonic Lodge #700, Past Worthy Patron of Clarendon
Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 6, a retired Howardwick Volunteer
Firefighter, and served for six years on the Howardwick City Council.
He was a member of the Howardwick Friendship Club and a telephone
company pioneer member. He
was a member of the Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon.
was preceded in death by his mother, Winnie Nola Walker Pettit in 1934 and
his father Levi Edward Pettit in 1964.
include his wife, Margaret of Howardwick; one son, Larry Pettit of
Nashville, Tennessee; three brothers, Rev. Max Pettit and wife Dorothy of
El Paso, Glenn Pettit of Lubbock, and Bill Pettit and wife Betty of Santa
Fe, Texas; three grandchildren, Larinda Brown of Clarendon, Tim Pettit of
Tyler, and Marteka Pettit of Clovis, New Mexico; and three great
grandchildren, Audrey Jones, Hadley Jones, and Shaydee Brown, all of
bearers were all members of the Clarendon Masonic Lodge #700.
The family requests that memorials be to Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon.
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