Obituary for Mary E Perrin

Mary Eloise (Toliver) Perrin
1917 - 2012

Abilene Reporter-News
February 15, 2012

Mary Eloise Perrin

Mary Eloise Perrin, 94, passed away in Haskell, Texas, February 13, 2012. Services will be held at Cornerstone Fellowship Baptist Church at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 16, 2012 in Haskell with Rev. Morris R. Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Willow Cemetery in Haskell under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home in Haskell.

Mary Eloise Toliver was born December 23, 1917 in Haskell County to Joseph and Ardonia (Josselet) Toliver, Sr. Eloise graduated from Weinert High School and married John Paul Perrin in Haskell on September 23, 1937. She was a member of the Josselet Home Demonstration Club for 55 years, Club Woman of the Year in 1970, a member of Cornerstone Fellowship Baptist Church and a very active member of the Baptist church since the age of 12. Mrs. Perrin was a homemaker.

She is survived by 2 sons, Dudley Perrin of Haskell and Wayne Perrin and his wife Lynn of Lubbock; 2 daughters, Lynda Perrin Rexrode and husband Bobby of Haskell and Kathy Perrin Futch and husband Terry of Leander, TX; 6 grandchildren, Gena Rexrode Flanary of McKinney, TX, John Mark Rexrode of Sherman, TX, Alysia Perrin Smith and husband Casey of Lubbock, Valerie Perrin Butts and husband Mac of Frisco, Jeremy Futch and wife Marnie of Frisco, and Amber Futch Funderburgh and husband Sean of Austin; 13 great-grand children, Lauren O'Rear and husband Cass of Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., Tyler Huntsman of Pottsboro, Tx, Heather Rexrode of Sherman, John Ryan Rexrode of Durant, OK, John-Paul Flanary and Noah Toliver Flanary of McKinney, Makenlie, Piper, and soon-to-be Bowan Smith of Lubbock, Colton and Kaelyn Butts of Frisco, Lakin Futch of Frisco and soon-to-be Eloise Katherine Funderburgh; one great-great grandson, Jade Lockaby; 2 step grandchildren and 3 step great-grandchildren; one brother, Bailey Toliver and wife Nancy; one sister, Lucille Pickering and husband Raymond of Lubbock; one sister-in-law, Martha Davis Toliver of Ardmere, OK; 14 nephews, 5 nieces and their spouses and a host of cousins and friends.

Eloise is preceded in death by her husband, John Paul Perrin; her parents, Joseph and Ardonia Toliver, Sr., 2 sisters, Elsie Toliver Marion and Margaret Toliver Simmons; one brother, J.L. Toliver, Jr., and one nephew, Jim Bob Perrin.

Serving as Pallbearers for Mrs. Perrin are David Pickering, Jay Pickering, Don Pickering, Brian Toliver, Joseph Toliver, and Sam Toliver. Honorary Pallbearers are Rex Marion, J.V. Perrin, John Perrin, Joe Perrin, Steve McWhorter, Ted McWhorter, Dan McWhorter, Tommy Perrin, and Craig Perrin.


(Obituary submitted by Steve Munday)

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