Jesse J Perry, 67, a skilled worker in woodcraft and a gardener
who achieved community wide reputation in both vocations, died at today at his home at Main street.
He had been ill for the last six weeks and critically ill the last
The deceased came to Mt.Vernon in 1916 from his native Cheatham county, Tenn. and achieved a high reputation as a
carpenter and contractor during his local residence.
The body is at Weisinger Funeral Home
where friends may bell after this evening.
Rev. A. L. Cox, pastor of FirstMissionaryBaptistChurch, of which Mr. Perry was a member, will
conduct the funeral service in Weisinger chapel at Friday. Burial will be in
The deceased was a World War I veteran and a former member of Owen
Dunn post No. 5 American Legion.
Surviving are the wife, nee Anna Frailey
whose marriage to Mr. Perry took place in 1918; a son, John Thomas Perry, at
home; a sister, Mrs. Cora A. Miles, Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Walter T. Perry, Clarksville,
Tenn., and Henry 'A. Perry, Mt. Vernon; four nephews and seven nieces.
parents, Thomas Hampton Perry and Lucy Ann Hudgens
Perry, were native Tennesseans.