James Jerry Perry

James Jerry Perry, 88, of Roanoke Rapids, died Saturday June 6, 2015.

James, a native of Halifax County was the son of the late Arthur James and Thelma Mitchell Perry. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Lynch Perry, his sister, Jane Winstead, his brother, E. V. Perry and his son-in-law, Wayne Lewis.

James served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church and retired from Halifax Linen as Superintendent with 60 years of service.

He is survived by his daughters, Linda P. Mason and her husband, Linwood of Roanoke Rapids, Dianne P. Long and her husband, Wayne of Halifax; his son, Kenneth Wayne Perry and his wife, Cindy of Hickory; two sisters Barbara Barrett of Roanoke Rapids and Daphine Ferguson of Emporia, VA; his grandchildren, Brent Mason and his wife, Wendy, Craig Mason and his wife, Terry, Brian Lewis and his wife, Angela, Kendra Barrett and her husband, Mike, Kristin Pierce and her husband, Terry, Kevin Fisher and his wife, Amy, Keith Fisher and his wife, Amy, Chris Long and Christina Keeran; fifteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Martin and Rev. Mike Barrett officiating.

Burial will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery with Military Honors.

The Family will receive friends from 1:30 PM until service time on June 9, 2015.

The flag in front of Askew Funeral and Cremation Services will fly at half staff in honor of Mr. Perry serving his country.

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