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  • Obituary: Dorothy Mae Perry

  • Dorothy Mae Perry, 91, Augusta, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014
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  • Dorothy Mae Perry, 91, of Augusta, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 in Andover.
    Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday and service 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, all at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Burial will follow at Sunset Lawns Cemetery, El Dorado.
    Dorothy was born in El Dorado, on March 18, 1922, to the late Marcia Mabel (Allen) and Jesse Abner Ratcliff. She served in the U.S. Navy as a Wave during WWII. She was a letter carrier at the Augusta Post Office. Dorothy was a member of Lakecrest Bible Baptist Church, Augusta, where she served as secretary for 29 years and a member of Purple Heart 4-H club serving as a club leader. On April 1, 1945 she married Everett Lester Perry in Washington D.C. and he preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by sisters, Mickey Gamble and Irene Turner.
     Dorothy is survived by: her sons, Dennis Lyle Perry (Patricia) of Wichita, Doyle Paul Perry (Sarah) of LaVeen, Ariz., and Randy Allen Perry of California; brothers, Jack Ratcliff of Wichita and Clegg Ratcliff of Guam; sisters, Mildred "Millie" Newman of Apache Junction, Ariz. and Patricia Mitchell of El Dorado; 5 grandsons, Jason Lance Perry (Kristy), Christopher Allen Perry (Abbie), Michael Paul Perry (Michelle), Ryan David Perry, and Lukas Shawn Perry; and 6 great-grandchildren, Madison, Blake, Kirsten, Landon, Zachary and Laikyn.
    Memorial donations to Lakecrest Bible Baptist Church or Butler County College Life Enrichment.
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