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July 2, 2013

Mayo R. Perry

ORANGE —

Mayo Royce Perry, Sr., 82, of Orange, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at his residence.

A Graveside Service will be 12:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Lloyd Whitman, pastor of Dry Prong Baptist Church. Serving as Pallbearers will be Shane Wilkerson, Christopher Allen, Randy Allen, Casey Allen, Ben Bartley, Justice King and Xane Lopez.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., Thursday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Crowley, Louisiana on August 30, 1930, Mayo was the son of Eli and Olive (Abshire) Perry. Mayo retired as an Operator at Gulf Oil Corporation. He was a member of Little Cypress Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge. Mayo enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening, fishing and camping.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Alfred Perry, Garlan Perry, Wilbur Perry; and sisters, Euvera “Sis” Eldridge and Vergie Perry.

Mayo is survived by his wife, Vera Perry; daughters and sons-in-law, Olive and Nathan Earl Wilkerson, Sandra and Thomas “Cobb” Grissom, Lora and Larry Allen; son and daughter-in-law, Mayo “Chip” Perry, Jr. and wife, Tina.

He is also survived by his nine grandchildren and their spouses, Shane Wilkerson and fiancée, Kerry Casey, Wendi Wilkerson, Tiffani and Danny Bolding, Monica and Ben Bartley, Chris Allen, Randy and Amy Allen, Casey Allen, Deena and “Chop” VanPelt, Darren and Sarah Grissom; nine great-grandchildren, Xane Lopez, Justice Lopez, Liberty Leviner, Darian Leviner, Ashley VanPelt, Michelle VanPelt, Anna VanPelt, Grace Grissom, Libby Grissom; brothers, Wilson Perry, Leo Perry, Alvin Perry, John Ray Perry, Matthew Perry; sister, Beatrice “Tiny” Powell; and many beloved nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to River City Hospice, 256 Strickland Drive, Orange, Texas 77630.

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