A Revolutionary War soldier and Murray County resident will be honored Saturday with a memorial service.

The service for William Peeples (1751-1854) is at 11 a.m. at the Mount Zion United Methodist Church cemetery in Chatsworth at 30 Wilbanks Road. The event is sponsored by The Sons of the American Revolution Piedmont Chapter of Atlanta.

Descendants of Peeples and the public are invited. A reception following the service will be in the church fellowship hall for family and members of the Sons of the American Revolution only.

Dunwoody resident Jerry A. Maddox, a sixth-generation descendant of Peeples, is one of the event organizers. For more information about the Peeples memorial service, call Maddox at (770) 396-6135.

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