Milo Lewis Perry, 93, of Palmyra, passed away at 7:40 p.m. Monday, March 29, 2010, at his home.
Milo Lewis Perry, 93, of Palmyra, passed away at 7:40 p.m. Monday, March 29, 2010, at his home. Milo was born Feb. 6, 1917, in Hannibal, to Henry Richard and Lessie Leona Fisher Perry. Milo was married to Edna Mae Vollrath March 8, 1941, in Paris, Mo., she survives of the home.
Survivors include children, Henry L. Perry and wife, Doris of Quincy, Ill., Sarah A. Edmunds and husband, Larry of Palmyra, Shirley J. RosenKrans of Palmyra, Carl D. Perry and wife, Debbie of Palmyra, Steven R. Perry and wife, Kathleen of Palmyra, Gloria E. Crane and husband, Paul of Ewing, Danny W. Perry and wife, Kathy of Palmyra; sister, Laurel Bush of New London; 18 grandchildren and 35 great -grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn McKinley; sisters, Marie Wood, Thelma Bush, Helen Miller and Mildred Mc Elwee; brothers, A.C. Perry and William L. Perry. Mr. Perry was a Marion County Farmer and Cattleman. Also, he had worked as a John Deere mechanic at Marion County Implement for many years.
Milo was a member of the Marion County Coon Hunters Association. He enjoyed coon hunting, fishing, playing cards, deer hunting, and especially spending time with his family. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Palmyra.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 2, 2010, at the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra. Pastor Kent Lewis and Rev. Dewayne Larenson will officiate. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Palmyra. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh Christian Children’s Ranch and/or Charity of the donor’s choice.
Casket bearers will be Mike Perry, Paul McKinley, David Edmunds, Kevin Edmunds, John Perry, Will Perry, Matt Perry, Tim Perry, Grover Crane and Jason Crane.
Honorary bearers will be Julie Hild, Buffey Wilder, Missy Lyon, Beth Perry, Jennifer McClain, Mandy Perry, Jessica Perry, Danielle Perry, John Schaefer, Bill Andresen, Howard Lake and Dick Perry.
Online condolences: www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.