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Vinia C. (Garrett) Perkins

April 20, 1929 ~ May 23, 2017 (age 88)

                Marion-Vinia C. Perkins, 88, passed away Tuesday evening, May 23, 2017, at the Marion Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Center following an extended illness.  She was born on April 20, 1929, in Cartwright, Kentucky, the daughter of Joe D. and Nola Ethel (Clark) Garrett.

                Vinia attended Cartwright city schools and later married the love of her life, Arnold H. Perkins in the 1950’s and he preceded her in death in 1991.  Mrs. Perkins became a homemaker and she had attended the Freewill Baptist Church, spending time with her children and grandchildren was very precious to her.

                Survivors  include two daughters, Brenda Rhoedes (husband-Joe), Marion and Judy Barnard (husband-John) Ridge Crest, California; four sons, David Perkins , Marion , Alan Perkins (wife-Mareen), Anderson, Lonnie Perkins, Marion and Wayne Perkins, Silver Lake; several grandchildren; several great grandchildren; one sister, Dean Caudill , Somerset, Kentucky; two brothers, L.C. Garrett (wife- Frances) and Ernie Garrett, both of Muncie; several nieces and nephews;

                Besides her husband of several years, Arnold, she is preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Opal Bailey in 2007.

                Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 10:00 A.M. at the Parson Mortuary with Pastor Danny Brummett officiating.  Burial will follow at the Beech Grove Cemetery.

                Friends may call at the Parson Mortuary on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. and again on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, from 9:00 A.M. until service time.

                Online condolences may be made to the family in care of



 Service Information

May 30, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Parson Mortuary
801 W. Adams Street
Muncie, IN 47305

Funeral Service
May 31, 2017

10:00 AM
Parson Mortuary
801 W. Adams Street
Muncie, IN 47305

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