Funeral service for Lee Griff Perry Jr., 97, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Parker Memorial Baptist Church with Dr. Billy Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12 until 2 at the church. Mr. Perry passed away Monday in Anniston. Survivors include his wife, Martha Perry, of Anniston; daughters, Carolyn Jean Perry Kendrick (Pete) and Martha Hinds Perry Veazey (Randall); son, Lee Griff Perry III; grandchildren, Geoffrey Arthur Kendrick (Erin), Marc Christopher Kendrick, Martha Caroline Veazey, Lillie Grace Veazey, Rachel Lorraine Perry, Lee Griff Perry IV; great-grandchildren, Abigail and Olivia Kendrick; brother, William Noyes Perry and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Perry is preceded in death by his parents, Lee Griff Perry Sr. and Ruth Margaret Noyes and a brother, James Hilliard Perry. Pallbearers will be Jim Potter, Glea Sarrell, Jim Roberts, Gerald Roberts, Sam Ledbetter and Mike Stedham. Mr. Perry was a native of Fayetteville, Ga., and a resident of Anniston. He was a graduate of Mercer University. He served in the Army during WWII and worked at Anniston Foundry for 27 years and Fort McClellan Chemical School for 7 years. During this time he served as organist-choir master at Parker Memorial Baptist Church for 35 years. Later serving as organist-choir master at St. Simon Peter Episcopal Church in Cropwell for 14 years and Temple Beth-El of Anniston for 23 years. He served alongside his wife, Martha, for 20 years with Meals On Wheels. He was a member of Parker Memorial Baptist Church. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge of arrangements. (256) 236-3441 Online condolences made at www.graybrown service.com
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Published in The Anniston Star on Mar. 4, 2014