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Will Watson Pevey

Will Pevey, 94, passed away April 9, 2020, at the V.A. Nursing Home in Jackson. A private graveside service was held Monday, April 13, at Old Crystal Springs Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Pevey, a Copiah County native, was affectionately known as Billy by family and many friends. He was a graduate and active alumnus of Mississippi State University. He served with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Crystal Springs and Morton, where he served as a deacon and a Sunday school teacher. Mr. Pevey is survived by his daughter, Linda Scafidel (Russell), of Brandon; son, Bruce Pevey (Helen), of McComb; sister, Carol Courtney Clay, of Madison; grandchildren, David Pevey (Marge), Laiha Pevey, Christy Emerson (Nathaniel), and Bonnie Snellgrove (Daniel); great-grandchildren, Launa Emerson, Bryce Emerson, Samuel Pevey, Tristyn Pevey, Gabriel Pevey, Wyatt Brister, Ethan Snellgrove, Rachel Snellgrove, and Darcy Snellgrove.

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