ElwoodPerry, Sr., age 65 of Morristown, Tennessee, formerly of McDowell County, West Virginia, passed away Monday, February 18, 2008 in a Morristown, Tennessee hospital. Born April 18, 1942 in West Virginia he was the son of the late Alonzo and Irma Marie Gannon Perry. He was retired from the McDowell County School Board.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Allen Perry and Alfred Donnie Perry and one sister, Vergie Pack.
He is survived by one daughter, Lisa Marie Perry of Richlands; three sons, Melvin Eugene Perry of Asheville, NC, ElwoodPerry, Jr. of Warfield, KY and Alfred Donnie Perry of Bradshaw, WV; five grandchildren; six brothers, Kenneth Perry and wife Marie of Cleveland, TN, Charles Perry and wife Elaine of Dry Fork, Raymond Perry and wife Pauline of Rural Retreat, Carl Perry of Shawsville, Willard Perry and wife Florence of Dry Fork and Ronnie Perry and wife Elaine of Brookfield, OH; three sisters, Evelyn Burress and husband Ervin of Knoxville, TN, Alice Malphus and husband Larry of Memphis, TN and Florence Smith and husband Donnie of OH; many nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, February 21, 2008 at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel at Cedar Bluff, Virginia with Rev. Dannie D. Short officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Virginia. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 P.M. Wednesday at Singleton Funeral Service at Cedar Bluff, Virginia.
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