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Michael Fain Pettry, 75, of Arnett, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 4, 2017. He was born August 1, 1942, to the late Golden and Jess Wills Pettry in Arnett, WV. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked for Ranger Fuel, Armco Steel and Allied Security throughout his life. Michael had pastored Dameron Freewill Church, Coal City Freewill Church and New Hope Church at Peachtree. Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by his daughter, Melissa Alderman; a sister Katrina Wills, and brothers, Golden Pettry Jr. and Zennis Earl Pettry. Michael is survived by his wife, Patricia Cook Pettry; daughters, Katrina Lynn Pettry and Kimberly Dawn Pettry; a son, Michael Pettry II; grandchildren: Donnie Pettry, Jessie Phipps, Jamielee Ward, James Pettry, Warren Pettry, Saralynn Alderman and Katelyn Alderman; great grandchildren: Gracie Pettry, Maddie Pettry, Zella Pettry, Ricky Phipps, Jayden Phipps, Ashton Phipps, Jimi White and Rylan Ward; a son-in-law, Burke Alderman; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 Wednesday afternoon, August 9, 2017, in the Arnett Chapel, Arnett, WV. Clergy Rev. Larry Kinder. Interment Pettry Cemetery, Arnett, WV.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 Tuesday at the church.
Armstrong Funeral Home is serving the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.armstrongfuneralhomewv.com.
Published on August 6, 2017
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