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Beryl Margaret Peterson

December 10, 1938 — November 4, 2023

Ocean Springs

Beryl Margaret Peterson

Beryl Margaret Peterson, age 84, of Ocean Springs, passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2023.

 

Beryl was born in Canberra, Australia, to Leo and Nora Ryce. She met the love of her life, a US Marine, and married him three weeks later on March 5, 1960. Together they raised three children. She adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Beryl enjoyed many hobbies with her husband. They loved shrimping, fishing and camping. Her most loved hobbies were sewing and gardening.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Nora Ryce; her husband, August “AJ” Peterson; and brothers, Raymond Ryce and Harold Ryce.

 

Beryl is survived by her children, Lori Jacobs (Steve), Christine “Tina” Walker (Christopher), and Paul Peterson; grandchildren, Kenneth Jacobs (Monica), Rachel Weinberg (Benjamin), Austin Walker (Megan), Alyssa Jacobs (Cameron), Joshua Walker (Kaeley), and Ashley Peterson; great-grandchildren, August Jacobs, Prentiss Weinberg, Nora Weinberg, Lillian Weinberg, and Lucas Walker; and sister, Veronica Steward.

 

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at the Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home in Ocean Springs. Friends may visit one hour before. Interment will follow at Biloxi National Cemetery.

 

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family and friends of Beryl Margaret Peterson.

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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