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Evelyn Perry

July 27, 1939 — June 14, 2019

Marion- Evelyn Walker Perry, age 79, of Marion, passed away at 5:23pm on Friday, June 14, 2019 at The Anchor in Marion.

Evelyn was born in Marion on July 27, 1939. Her father Dale Walker, mother Eva (Holderfield) Atwood, and step-father Kenneth Atwood have all preceded her in death. She married Dean Perry in St. Louis, Missouri in March of 1957. He also preceded her in death in 1992.

Evelyn was a member of the Scottsboro Baptist Church and had also attended the First Christian Church. She was a faithful woman who enjoyed being a homemaker, singer, shopper, and fisherman.

Survivors include-

Son- Larry and Paula Perry of Stonefort

Daughter- Tracy and Marty Deering of Stonefort

Three Grandsons- Dusty, Sonny, and Gage Perry

Granddaughter- Wendy Perry

Three Great Granddaughters- Lilly, Adelynn, Emilia

Three sisters- Delores Jones, Yvonne Walker, Beverly Atwood

Brother- Kenneth Earl Atwood

Several Nieces and Nephews

She was preceded in death by her mother and step-father, father, husband, son- Billy Perry, brother- Dean Walker, and sister- Dorothy Hart.

Funeral services will be held at 12pm Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Bill Rucker officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10-12pm on Tuesday at Blue Funeral Home.

Memorial donations are suggested to the family and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home; 1704 N Court Street; Marion, IL 62959.  For more information, or to sign the memorial guest book. please visit

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

1704 N Court St, Marion, IL 62959

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