OBITUARY: Hillsboro Reporter, Monday May 21, 1984, p. 7A
Mr. Lee Perry, 75, of Mertens, died Thursday afternoon, May 17, as a result of injuries suffered in a traffic accident. He was born October 3, 1908, in Mertens and had lived there all his life. A farmer an rancher, he also owned a grocery store for many years. Married to Connie Briggs in 1932, she died in 1967. He was married to Ola Mae Reaves in 1968. Mr. Perry was a member of Mertens Masonic Lodge No. 828, a deacon at Mertens Baptist Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include his wife; two sons, E.L. Perry, Jr. of Houston and Malcolm Conley Perry of League City; one brother, Ernest Perry of Mertens; one sister, Tera Kramme of Mertens; and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Marshall an Marshall Funeral Home Chapel in Hillsboro with Rev. Joe Walts and Rev. Bill Smith officiating. Burial was at Richland Cemetery in Mertens with Masonic services.
Hillsboro Reporter, Thursday, June 1, 1967
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