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Mother Nellie Ruth "Ma" Perry
Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
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Homegoing Services


Mother Nellie Ruth "Ma" Perry

Sunrise: June 10, 1928~August 28, 2013


Saturday, August 31, 2013

2:00 P.M.

Bethel Bara Missionary Baptist Church

11392 Hwy. 36

Covington, Ga 30014

Rev. carl Jones, Pastor

Rev. Willie Smith , Eulogist

Assisted By Others



On June 10, 1928 Cora Elizabeth Darty gave birth to  Nellie Ruth Darty. Nellie went to school in Newton County. She joined Pleasant View Baptist Church at an early age, where she served as the Senior Mother Board until her health declined.Ma married the late Mr. Willie Frank Perry and to their union, nine children were born. Four proceded her in death, Aubrey, Lena Mae, Larry and Mammie Clyde, and one grandson Demario. "Ma" loved to work in her flower beds and gardening until her health declined. She leaves to cherish her memories; five daughters Mr. & Mrs. Curtis Henry (Mary Alice) Kelly, Ms. Mildred P. Smith, Ms. Helen V. Perry , Ms. Shirley R. Perry and Ms. Pearline Perry,  two sisters, Mr. & Mrs. Nathaniel (Helen) Lewis, Mr. & Mrs. Roy (Mary) Loyal. one daughter-in-law, Ms. Cathlene Perry,  Seventeen grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren, twenty-nine great great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.


Pleasant View Church Cemetary

Covington, Georgia

Pall Bearers: To be selected

Flower Ladies: To be selected


The Family of Mother Nellie Ruth "Ma" Perry would like to thank Bethel Bara Baptist for their many acts of Kindness shown to the family in our hour of bereavement.

                                                                                        The Family