Ms. Patti DeMiere Perry, 44, won her courageous battle with cancer and went to rest in the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 at Free Worship in Cheraw with burial in Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery, Chesterfield.
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Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.
Ms. Perry was born July 17, 1969 in Oak Park, Ill., a daughter of Carol Russell DeMiere and the late Frank Thomas DeMiere. She was a 1987 graduate of Chesterfield High School and a 1994 graduate of Northeastern Technical College, where she received an Associate of Arts and Science degree and her LPN degree.
Patti was also a 2000 graduate of Regents College where she received her RN degree. She was a former registered nurse with Evans Correctional Institute and was selected as the 2013 fourth quarter employee.
Patti was a member of Free Worship in Cheraw. She enjoyed playing golf, riding horses, shopping and spending time outside and at the beach. Patti especially loved spending time with her son, Landon, when she wasn't caring for others. Nursing was truly Patti's passion.
In addition to her father, Patti was also preceded in death by her grandparents, Archibald Russell, Frank DeMiere, and Beatrice McCormick Demiere.
Surviving are her son, William Landon Perry of the home and his father, Bill Perry of Chesterfield; mother Carol Russell DeMiere of Chesterfield; sister Sharon Ann DeMiere of Ruby; nephew Jake Thomas Brown of Ruby; maternal grandmother Jean Russell of Ruby and uncle James Russell of Ruby.
Memorials may be made to "Love Notes for Patti Cakes" c/o First Citizens Bank, P.O. 69, Chesterfield, SC 29709.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home, Chesterfield served the Perry Family.
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318 E. Main St. Chesterfield, SC 29709
Published in Progressive Journal on Nov. 19, 2013