Willard Perry, 94, of Wingo, Ky., died Dec. 19, 2007, at Tennessee State Veteran’s Home in Humboldt.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton, with the Revs. Howard Copeland and Eddie Mallonee officiating. Burial will follow in Pinson Cemetery in Wingo.
Friends may call 5-8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. until the funeral hour Saturday at the funeral home.
The family requests memorials be made to Second Baptist Church, Organ Fund, 831 North Everett Blvd., Union City, TN 38261.
He was born July 7, 1913, in Graves Co., Ky., son of the late Charlie Edward and Nona Isly Sandefer Perry. He was married to Lucille Suiter Perry. She died Feb. 3, 1999.
He lived most of his life in the Water Valley, Ky., community, where he attended Water Valley Baptist Church. He was a farmer and a carpenter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the the South Pacific Theatre.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Claude and Di Ann Perry of Union City and James Wilford and Patricia Perry of Commerce, Ga.; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers.
Tribute may be left online at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.
Published in The Messenger 12.21.07