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Lois Minchew Perritt

Mrs. Lois Minchew Perritt passed away on April 10, 2011 in Baton Rouge. She was born to Elmer and Sarah (Sally) Minchew in Taylor, LA on November 6, 1919. Her one sibling, E. R. Minchew passed away July 1, 2001.

After graduating from Castor High School in 1936, she finished business school in Shreveport in 1937 and moved to Arcadia to work in the welfare office. She married Quentin Floyd Perritt on March 16, 1941 who preceded her in death after 63 years of marriage.

Lois worked as a secretary on several military bases during WWII. She and Floyd were members of First Baptist of Arcadia until moving to Jena in 1956 where they were members of First Baptist of Jena for 48 years.

Lois was a legal secretary in Jena for many years, served as a Pink Lady volunteer at the local hospital for over 20 years.

She loved fishing and golf and made two hole-in-ones. She loved to tell good stories and help others. She set a good example of Christian love for friends and family.

Lois and Floyd moved to Baton Rouge to be near their only son in 2002. She was the last of her generation in the family and will be greatly missed.

Lois is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Patsy Perritt of Baton Rouge and by several nieces and nephews.

At her request, she will be buried next to her husband at Nolley Memorial Cemetery in Jena after a brief graveside service Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 11a.m.

Published in The Town Talk from Apr. 12 to Apr. 13, 2011
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