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Leola Perry

Leola Perry

Posted: Monday, January 18, 2010 2:14 pm

 The Messenger, January 18, 2010

Leola Florence (Dailey) Perry, 84, of Dyersburg, formerly of Obion County, died Jan. 15, 2010, at Signature Health Care Center in Mem-phis.

Graveside services were 2 p.m. Sunday at Terrace Hill Cemetery in Troy, with the Rev. Joe Wright officiating. White-Ranson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She was born Nov. 25, 1925, in Obion County, daughter of the late William Kie and Lillian Ella (Luten) Dailey. She married Thomas Marion Perry March 15, 1952. He died March 28, 1998. She was a retired employee of the former Salant & Salant in Troy, Obion and Union City and had also worked at the former H.I.S. in Fulton.

She was a member of Sunswept Baptist Church in Union City and attend Poplar Grove Presbyterian Church in  Dyersburg. She was also a member of Jones-Walker Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4862 Ladies Auxiliary in Union City.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Darrell Butler of Dyersburg; three grandchildren and the spouses of two, Darrell Butler II and Missy Butler of Paducah, Ky.; David and Anita Brimm of Dyersburg and Amanda Crump of Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Betty Cunningham of Georgia and Charlotte Leach of California; her great-grandson, James Crump of Kansas City; and several step-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Vinie Victory, Katherine Garver and Frances Gafford; and two brothers, Clarence Dailey and Herbert Dailey.

Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home Web site:

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