Compensation restored to widows

By Tom Philpott: CNJ columnist Jacqueline Peters, widow of a retired Army officer, only recently grasped how “ludicrous” the law has become that limits Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) payments to surviving spouses of military members who either die in retirement from service-related ailments or die while on active duty. These survivors qualify for Dependency and […]

Peters Jr., J. D.

J. D. Peters Jr., 87, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, in Lubbock. He was born to John and Beatrice Peters on Nov. 5, 1918, in Carnegie, Okla., and moved to this area with his family in 1929. He graduated from high school at Farwell in 1935. He entered the U.S. Army in March 1941. He […]