Bonnie Jean Perry

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Bonnie Jean Perry, 82, of Desoto, Mo., passed away April 25, 2016, at the Jefferson Hospital in Festus, Mo.

She was born on February 16, 1934, in Clay County, Ark., and was the daughter of Herbert and Neatie (Edwards) Haywood.

She was united in marriage to John Perry on July 25, 1951, and to this union four children were born.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Doyne and Vernon Haywood and four sisters, June Thompson, Lorene Staples, Thelma Moreland and Betty Perry.

Survivors include her husband, John Perry of Desoto, Mo.; her children, Neil Perry and wife Sandy of St. Charles, Mo., Kathy Shelton and husband Dan of St. Charles, Mo., Karen Yocom and husband Scott of House Springs, Mo. and Kendra Skaggs and husband John of Desoto, Mo.; twelve grandchildren, Tommy, Jeff, Alan, Andy, Adam, Chad, Chris, Carl, Cary, Jennifer, Julie and Traci; 21 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Jimmie, Jackie, Leroy and Larry Haywood; two sisters, Berneda Dees and Roselie Lillyroot and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 29, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Kevin Murray officiating. Burial is in Piggott Cemetery in Piggott, Ark. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.