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1961 EDWINA 2015


January 20, 1961 — February 9, 2015

Mrs. Edwina Louise “Sissy” Perry, age 54, of Whitley City, Kentucky passed from this life on Monday, February 9, 2015, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

Mrs. Perry was born January 20, 1961, in Whitley City, Kentucky, the daughter of Billie Ray and Shirley (Strunk) Helton.  She is preceded in death by her father Billie Ray Helton her brother Randy Lynn Helton and a sister Lori Ann Helton.

Surviving family include her mother Shirley Helton of Whitley City, her husband Dillard Perry whom she married April 15, 1976, their children; Tonya Perry Hall (and Roy) of Pine Knot, Tara Watters (and Justin) of Pine Knot and Gary Perry (and Miranda) of Whitley City, their grandchildren; Tristan, Andrea, and Easton Perry and Caleb and Riley Watters. Sister in law; Robin Helton of South Carolina. Also surviving are her brothers;  Billie Ray Helton, Jr. (and Jane) of Lafayette, Indiana, Ralph Helton (and Karen) of Farragut, Tennessee, Raymond Helton of Farragut, and a sister Lisa Ann Kidd of Whitley City.

She was a homemaker and member of the Roberts Chapel Church.  At one time she and her husband trucked across the country as a team.  Her main passion in life was spending time with her grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, February 13, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Randall Whitehead officiating.  She will be laid to rest at the Roberts Chapel Cemetery.  Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 at the funeral home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

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