Mr. John Paul Perry age 76 of Washburn, TN was born November 7, 1943 and passed away January 10, 2020 due to a farming accident. He was a member of Puncheon Camp Baptist Church. John retired from the U.S. Marines after 17 years of service and was a Purple Heart recipient. He enjoyed being with his family and friends and enjoyed farming.
He was preceded in death by his:
Parents: Herbert and Nelle Perry
Wife: Shirley (Greene) Perry
Son: Timothy Greene
Brothers: Alfred, James, Kyle, and Billy Perry
He is survived by his:
Loving wife of 32 years: Phyllis Perry
Daughters: Paula Bowlin and husband Ralph
Christina Brooks and husband Jerry
Grandchildren: Joshua Bowlin
Emily and Garrett Hinton
Great Granddaughter: Hannah Grace Hinton
Sister: Dorothy and husband James Bowlin
Brother: Kenneth and wife Janice Perry
Brother-in-law: Richard and wife Marilyn Minton
Sister-in-law: Carolyn Faye Southern
And several nieces, friends and a host of many other loving relatives
The family will receive Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 4 PM till 7 PM with funeral services to follow at 7 PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Beeler, Rev. David Acuff and Rev. Richard Minton officiating. Music will be provided by Patrick Minton and Zoe Minton.
Graveside Services will be conducted Friday, January 17, 2020 at 10 AM in the England Cemetery with full Military Honors.
Pallbearers: The Military
~Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family~