Services for Gwen Perkins, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m. Thursday,Jan. 21, at Avery Chapel A.M.E. Church in Brookhaven with burial inHillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation is Wednesday from 1 until 6 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary.
Mr. Perkins, 60, died Jan. 13, 2010, at his residence. He wasborn in Lincoln County on Oct. 7, 1949, to Johnnie Perkins andElizabeth Howard Perkins.
He was disabled. Mr. Perkins was a veteran of the U.S. Marines.He was a member of Center Street Church of Christ.
Preceding him in death were his father; and a sister, RosieRobinson.
Survivors are his mother, Elizabeth Perkins, of Brookhaven; hissisters, Allean Benson, of Kanosha, Wis., Irene Banks, FrancesDillon and Japanola Wells and husband, Oscar; and a brother,Anthony Perkins and wife, Katherine; and a host of nieces, nephews,other relatives and friends.
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