September 08, 2020

Virginia Louise Perry, formerly of DeSoto, Ind., died Sept. 3 at Albany Health Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was 95.

Services were held at 3 p.m. Sept. 6 at Meacham Funeral Service, in Albany, Ind. Burial will take place at a later date in Fairview Cemetery, Fulton, KY. Visitation was held from 2 -3 p.m. at the funeral home. Meacham Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia P. (Greg) Prince, of Albany; grandchildren, Ryan (Kim) Prince, of Winona Lake, Ind., Seth Prince, of Indianapolis, Ind., Luke Prince, of Muncie, Ind., Heather Prince, of Albany; and a great-grandson, Chase Prince, of Winona Lake.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph H. and Stella (Oliver) Howard; her husband of 48 years, Guy H. Perry; son, Robert Guy Perry; brothers, Harold F. Howard and Harry E. Howard; sister, Helen Howard; and a nephew, Hilliard H. Howard.

Born Dec. 12, 1924 in Fulton, she returned to Fulton after graduating Fulton City High School and continuing her education at Murry State University.

She was a member and long-term treasurer of the First Christian Church, which was very dear to her.
While in DeSoto she attended DeSoto United Methodist Church. Noted for her bookkeeping skills, she was employed by Pure Milk and the Fulton County Health Department, among other Fulton businesses.
She was a devoted mother and avid homemaker who enjoyed reading, needlework, and her grandchildren.

She moved from Fulton to DeSoto in 2007 to be closer to her daughter.

Memorials may be sent to DeSoto United Methodist Church, 6309 North 500 East, Muncie, Ind. 47303 or First Christian Church, 308 Carr St., Fulton, Ky. 42041.
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