John Junior Petero, 82, of Walnut Ridge, passed from this life on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, at Lawrence Hall Nursing Center in Walnut Ridge.

He was born Jan. 10, 1940, at Egypt, to the late John Marion and Maudie Lee (Thompson) Petero. John was employed at Frolic Footwear and the Northeast Arkansas Education Cooperative during his lifetime. He was of the Pentecostal belief. John was a huge Elvis fan and loved music.

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