Laurence Melvin Perry
Castor, LA – Funeral services for Laurence Melvin Perry, 86, will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at New Beginnings Baptist Church in Castor, LA. Interment will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery in Castor, LA. Bro. David Bolyer will officiate the services. Mr. Perry was born on July 21, 1925 in Goff, KS and passed away on March 28, 2012 in Ringgold, LA. He married Mary Ann Sjorlund from Wellington, KS on July 12, 1952. He retired from Middlewest Freightways in Wichita, KS. Laurence was born to Charles and Mary Hittle Perry. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Harry Perry, Noble Perry, Russell Perry, and Harold Perry; his sister, Nellie Shepherd and his twin sister, Lela Brown; his son, Daniel Wayne Perry; grandchildren, Craig Michael Perry and Clayton Joseph Perry; and a great grandchild Alex Williams. Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Mary Ann Perry; his children, Ruth Annette Perry of Wichita, KS, Creighton Alfred Perry and his wife Karen of Castor, LA, Carl Laverne Perry of Lonoke, AR, and Shelly Bradley and her husband Scott of Castor, LA; his brother, Forest Perry of Wichita, KS; grandchildren, Heather and Bradley Williams, Perry and Bridgette Gillmore, Tempra and Daniel Darnell, Daniel Gillmore, Dawnel and Kenny Zogleman, Kim and Greg Case, Cole and Candace Perry, Graham Perry, Chandler Perry, Caroline Perry, Tanner Perry, Harper and Keilie Perry, Randall Bradley, Shawn Bradley and Sasha Bradley; numerous great grandchild; along with a host of other relatives and friends.