Friday, July 13, 2012

Perry, Marcy 1908-1931 North Sanford Obituary

Perry, Marcy 1908-1931 Obituary

Funeral of Marcy Perry
At North Sanford, Sunday

Harpursville, Man Killed in Accident---
Was Former Resident of Oneonta---
Many Relatives Living Here

Funeral services for Marcy Perry, who was killed Thursday near Port Crane by a section of sluice pipe that rolled on him from a truck and trailer, will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the Methodist church at North Sandford. The body was removed to the Colwell Brothers' undertaking parlors at Bainbridge, where it will remain until Sunday morning.
Mr. Perry was born in the town of Otego, May 7, 1908, and spent most of his life in or near Oneonta. He was married three years ago to Miss Bernice Daugherty of North Sanford, and they took up their residence in that village. About one month ago they moved to Harpursville, where he went to work on state highway route number seven. It was while he was employed on this job that the fatal accident occurred. During his residence in Oneonta he worked for the D. & H. railroad, and also as a truck driver. He had likewise had some experience in farming.
His death occurred six weeks and four days after his sister, Mrs. Nellie Bouton, wife of Arthur Bouton of this city, was killed in an automobile accident on the Mill Creek road.
Mrs. Perry and their two-year-old son, Leal, survive him, as does his mother, Mrs. Armenia Perry, of Mill Creek. There are also nine brothers and sisters: Josiah Perry, Mill Creek; Mrs. Glenn Ferguson, Oneonta; Mrs. William West, Binghamton; Raymond and Squire Perry, Oneonta, John and Clayton Perry, Mill Creek; Mrs. Harper Richardson, Oneonta, and Miss Rose Perry, Binghamton. There are also a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral of Marcy Perry Is Held at North Sandford

The funeral of Marcy Perry, which was held yesterday afternoon in the Methodist Episcopal church at North Sanford, was attended by a large number of friends and relatives, including many from Oneonta and vicinity. Among the floral tributes received were pieces from Owen P. Williams Construction company, the Women's Benefit association of Oneonta, and the D. & H. Craft of Carmen.
Persons from this locality who attended the service included: Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Ferguson and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Perry, Arthur Bouton, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Zey, Mr. and Mrs. William Bart, Mrs. Nora Perry, Clyde Woodard, Mrs. Alton Perry, Mrs. Jeannette Perry and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Perry of Oneonta; Mrs. Armenia Perry, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Perry, Mr. and Mrs. John Perry, and Josiah Perry of Mill Creek. Among the others present were Miss Rose Perry and Miss Juanita Crapin of Binghamton; and George Crawford and son of Boston.

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