Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Perry, Sophia A. 1873-1956 West Oneonta Obituary

Perry, Sophia A. 1873-1956 West Oneonta Obituary

Mrs. Sophia A. Perry

Mrs. Sophia A. Perry, 82, died June 1 at her home in West Oneonta after an illness of about three months.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p. m. Sunday in West Oneonta Baptist Church on the 63rd anniversary of her joining that church, in which she remained active until her recent illness.
The Rev. John Michael, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Cook Cemetery, West Oneonta.
Mrs. Perry was born July 17, 1873, in the Town of Laurens, a daughter of William and Frances (Smith) Day. She was married June 17, 1891, to Arthur Perry, and the couple had been making plans for the celebration of their 65th wedding anniversary this month.
She had lived for 18 years in her West Oneonta home, where friends may call at their convenience until noon Sunday, when her body will be moved to the church for the services.
She is survived by her husband; one sister, Mrs. Fred Tilley, who until her marriage had been brought up by Mr. and Mrs. Perry; a niece, Mrs. Roderick Dutcher, and a nephew, Lee Tilley, all of West Oneonta
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Bookhout funeral Home.

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