Okley Alonzo Perkins, 90, of Oklahoma
City, OK, and formerly of Nampa, died on Wednesday, Nov. 22,
1995, in a Bethany, OK, hospital. Homecoming Celebration
Services were conducted on Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Lakeview
Park Nazarene Church in Oklahoma City with Pastor Hal Perkins
Graveside Services will be
conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1995, at the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. Pastor Daniel Ketchum of the
College Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Friends
and family are asked to meet at the cemetery. Services
are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Okley Alonzo Perkins was born on May
23, 1905, in Ord, Nebraska. He was reared and educated
in Nebraska. He graduated from Grand Island Business
College in Grand Island, NE. He married Amy Marie
Chaffin on July 4, 1929, in Scottsbluff, NE. Following
their marriage they made their home in Nebraska until 1934
when they moved to Butte, MT. In 1974 they moved to
Nampa. Mrs. Perkins preceded him in death in 1975.
Following her death he continued to make his home in Nampa
until 3 months ago when he moved to Oklahoma to be near his
son, Hal. Okley worked for Great Western Sugar Co.,
Fuller Brush Co. and Safeway Stores Inc., from .which he
retired as Zone Controller in 1969.
Okley was a member of the College Church of the Nazarene.
While residing in Montana he served as treausurer for the
Rocky Mtn. Dist. Church of the Nazarene, treasurer of the
Butte Exchange Club and as a Scout Master for Boy Scouts of
Okley is survived by his son,
Rev. Hal Perkins, his wife Debbi and their children, David,
Dana, Debra and Daniel, all of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma;
daughter, Sharan Skinner, Nampa, and her children, Debbie
Dillon, Boise, Steven Dillon, Del Ray Beach, FL, and Paul
Dillon, Oklahoma City, OK; daughter, Marilyn Lutz and her
husband, Harland of Wilmore, KY, and their children, David
Lutz, St. Paul, MN, Robley Lutz and his wife Cheryl,
Louisville, KY, and their 5 children; 5 stepgrandchildren,
Christy, Tareesa, Annette, Rebekah and Rachel; 6 stepgreat-grandchildren;
2 sisters, Lola McPhie, SLC, UT, Dora Worley in CA, and a
brother, Gene Perkins Tau, TX.
also preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Marie in 1935, a
grandson, Daniel Arthur Lutz in 1988, stepgrandson, Daniel
Paul Skinner in 1988, stepgreat-grandson, Christopher Michael
Kemp, a sister and 3 brothers.
family suggests memorials to the O.A. Perkins Memorial Fund at
Northwest Nazarene College, 623 Holly St., Nampa, ID 83686.