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Evelyn J. Perry

June 17, 1934 July 11, 2018
Evelyn J. Perry
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Obituary for Evelyn J. Perry

Evelyn J. Perry, 84 of Midland, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the Laurels of Mt. Pleasant. She was born June 17, 1934 in Angola, Indiana, daughter of the late Noah E. and Viola E. (Wenger) Long. Evelyn married Ernest Devericks in 1954 in Indiana. He preceded her in death. She then married Richard Perry in 1995 in Midland. He also preceded her in death. Evelyn played on several pool and dart leagues. She enjoyed potlucks and other social events at Cleveland Manor. Evelyn also enjoyed spending time with friends and family at reunions. She worked as a presser in the dry-cleaning industry for 50 years.

Evelyn is survived by her children Nancy Eckelbarger of Lansing, Linda (Luc) DeRuette of Midland, JoAnn (Mike) Halladay of Mt. Pleasant, Rosemary Rider of Maryland, and Betty (Maurice) Miles of Alabama; grandchildren Don (Chris) Eckelbarger, Sheri (Ric) Rogers, Pam (Dana) Eckelbarger, Jamie Cunningham, Charlie (Heather) Dame, Danielle (Curt) Dame, Tina Anthony, Tim (Renee) Halladay, Miranda Dull, Melissa McConnell, Stacy Rider, Lori (Natalie) Neville, and Leander Goose; siblings Charles (Pat) Long, Shirley (Charles) Yancer, Don (Anne Mae) Long, Joyce Green, and Norma Richmond; sisters-in-law Kathleen Long and Arlene Long; and her special friends Sherry, Bob, and Ardis. In addition to her parents and husbands, she was receded in death by one daughter Tammy Jo, son-in-law George Rider, grandson-in-law Shannon Anthony, great granddaughter Antonia McConnell, 4 brothers, 1 sister, 4 brothers-in-law, and 1 sister-in-law.

Funeral services for Evelyn will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018 from the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home, 1200 W. Wheeler St. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 12 noon until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family.


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Visitation

Saturday

14

Jul

12:00 PM 7/14/2018 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 7/14/2018 2:00:00 PM
Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel

1200 West Wheeler Street
Midland, MI 48640

Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel
1200 West Wheeler Street Midland 48640 MI
United States

Service

Saturday

14

Jul

2:00 PM 7/14/2018 2:00:00 PM
Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel

1200 West Wheeler Street
Midland, MI 48640

Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel
1200 West Wheeler Street Midland 48640 MI
United States

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