05/01/05 — WILLIE R. PERKINS

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Willie R. Perkins, formerly of Wayne County, died thursday at Moses Cone Hospital Hospice unit in Greensboro after a brief illness.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Manuel Perkins; two daughters, Jean Perkins Blackley (Donnie), Bonita Perkins Newby (George); three grandchildren, Sonja Little, Jonathan Newby, Joshua Newby; one sister, Ruby Brewington; one brother-in-law, Shafter Manuel Jr (Hortense); two sisters-in-law, Yvonne Parker (Guy), and Evelyn Manuel.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Providence Baptist Church, 1106 Tuscaloosa St., Greensboro. Dr. Howard A. Chubbs will conduct the services. Visitation will be at the church from 10:30 until 11 a.m. Burial will follow Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the United Congregational Church of Christ Cemetery in Dudley.


Published in Obituaries on May 1, 2005 2:04 AM