Mrs. Connie Perry

Mrs. Connie Perry, Mertens, wife of E.L. Perry, died Wed (5-31-1967) at 4:50 p.m. in a Hillsboro hospital.  She was a native of Mississippi but had made her home in Mertens for the past 37 years.

  Mrs. Perry had been a school teacher for 17 years and for six years was a member of the faculty of Hillsboro Central School.  She and Mr. Perry were married June 4, 1932.

 She was a member of the Mertens Baptist Church where funeral services will be held Friday at 3 p.m.  Officiating will be Rev. Joe Walts, Henry Markham and Larry Van Zile.  Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

 Beside her husband she is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.W. Briggs, Mertens, two sons, E.L. Perry Jr., Tallahassee, Fla., and Malcolm Conley Perry, Austin, and two granddaughters, Laura and Holley.

 Hillsboro Reporter, Thursday, June 1, 1967

Contributed by "Ruth Hasten Walsh" <delins1@verizon.net>