Phillip Warren Peters

Published 5:16 pm Saturday, February 2, 2013


Phillip Warren Peters, 44, a native and resident of Bogalusa born on Nov. 9, 1968, departed this life peacefully Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at LSU Bogalusa Medical Center.

He was lifelong member of First Church of God In Christ and was baptized at an early age at First of God in Christ in Covington. He served faithfully in his local church in various areas (choir director, drummer and kitchen staff). He also served in the district music department as the choir director. He was a lover of children and helped many of his single parent friends out by babysitting their children while they worked at night.

He leaves to mourn his passing and cherish his memory his loving mother, Irene Lanelle Peters; two brothers, Elder Myron Dinnard (Cheryle) Peters of Baton Rouge and Marquel Duane Peters of Bogalusa; one nephew, Myron Dinnard Petters II, and one niece, Mia Daniece Peters, both of Baton Rouge; two uncles, Williams Earl (Catherine) Peters of and Gretna and Zebedee (Carolyn) Peters of Elkhart, Ind.; five aunts, Celia Forbes of Bogalusa Leola Peters of Gretna, Hilda Peters of Elkhart, Corine Watson of Milwaukee, Wis. and Ellen (Rev. Willie) Imes of Clinton, N.C.; two special cousins, Dedria Owens and Carol Forbes; and a host of relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Howard Peters; one sister, Phyllis Deborah Peters; one niece, Calrissa Leah Peters; his maternal grandparents, Jim and Isabelle Brown; his paternal grandparents, Rev. Curtis and Annie Peters; four uncles, C.L. Peters, Glenn B. Peters Sr., Clinton Brown, Jimmy Brown, Cleveland Brown; five aunts, Claudette Cotton, Audrey Owens, Neita Evens, Ora Dee Brown, Betty Brown; and a host of other relatives.

Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 2 at Crain & Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa from 2-5 p.m., with a family hour from 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at First Church of God in Christ, 615 Fifth St., Bogalusa, with Bishop Howard E. Quillen Jr., pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Bogalusa Cemetery.

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