Geneva May Perry(1923 - 2013)

Geneva May Perry, 89, Brownstown, died at 5:08 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at her residence.
She was born March 17, 1923 in Washington County, Ind., the daughter of Alva and Mary Jane Marshall.
On Aug. 23, 1940 in Brownstown she married Cecil Perry, Sr. He preceded her in death in 1994.
Mrs. Perry retired from Pantasote in 1988 after 26 years of service. She was a member of Brownstown Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her son: Buck (Melissa) Perry, Seymour; three daughters: Sue (Vernon) Taylor, Seymour; Connie (Richard) Myers, Brownstown and Jane Perry, Brownstown; 18 grandchildren: Stephanie Walker, Peggy Peak, Christi Anthony, Deron Perry, Nicole Cumberworth, Joe Taylor, Perry Myers, Kelli Bugh, Phillis Ballard, Jenny Powell, Mike Baughman, Karen Nielsen, Angela VonFange, Jeffrey Perry, Rhiannon Napier, Kara Wingfield, Richard Baughman and Lisha Self; 31 great grandchildren and 33 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, both parents, two sons: Gene and Phil Perry; one grandson: Scott Perry; two brothers: Vance and Earl Ray Arnold and three sisters: Ethel Hyde, Virginia Goodman and Ruby Cunningham.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 6 at Spurgeon Funeral Home, Brownstown, with Brad Napier officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Brownstown.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until time of the service Wednesday.
Memorial donations may be contributed to Brownstown Presbyterian Church or Schneck Medical Center Hospice.
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Published in The Jackson County Banner from Mar. 5 to Mar. 12, 2013