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Dorothy Helen Perry

Bella Vista, AR

Dorothy Helen Perry, 85, of Bella Vista passed away July 22, 2017 at her residence. She was born December 12, 1931 in Lebanon, Tennessee the daughter of Margaret and Charles Cummings.

Dorothy married her soulmate Hubert Lee Perry "Bert" on November 3, 1960. After several years of being a homemaker, Dorothy returned to school to further her education. Subsequently she went to work at United American Bank in Memphis, TN and retired as a vice-president of said bank. Dorothy loved to travel. Her greatest joy was being at the beach with friends and family. She also enjoyed entertaining, gardening and reading.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband and one brother, Robert Cummings.

Dorothy is survived by three daughters: Debbie Pennington, and her husband Ronnie, of Hendersonville, Tennessee, Suzanne Miller, and her husband Ray, of Bella Vista, Arkansas, Kimberlee Cowan, and her husband Les, of Bella Vista, Arkansas, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren along with a sister, Shannon Cummings of Goodlettsville TN and a host of loving friends and relatives.

A celebration of life service will be held in Memphis with inurnment to be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis, 5668 Poplar Ave on August 7, 2017. Visitation will begin at 12 noon followed by 1 p.m. service and inurnment.

Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home of Bella Vista. Condolences: www.eptingfuneralhome.webs.com. Also by Memorial Park Funeral Home of Memphis: http://www.memorialparkfuneralandcemetery.com/. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to her favorite charity, at: https://shop.stjude.org/GiftCatalog/donation.do?cID=14262&pID=24671&sc_icid=header-btn-donate-now.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on July 28, 2017
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