Funeral services for Joann Perkins, 76, of Perry will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 7 at the First Presbyterian Church in Perry. Burial will be in Violet Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, June 6, with the family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday evening at the Murdock Funeral Home.
Joann passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Marjorie Joann Helms was born May 27, 1940, in Perry, the daughter of Russell C. and Dorothy (Nelson) Helms.
A lifetime resident of Perry, she attended school and graduated from Perry High School in 1958.
She married Henry Cecil Perkins Oct. 5, 1958, in Perry.
Survivors include her two sons, Jim Perkins of Manassas, Va., and Tom (Sara) Perkins of Wichita, Kan.; two grandchildren, Hannah and Clayton Perkins of Wichita; and her brother- in- law, Homer Perkins of Perry.
Preceding her in death were her parents; and husband, Cecil Perkins July 19, 1990.
Memorials may be directed in her name to Perkins Park and may be left or sent to the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at murdockfuneralhome.net