Laura Perkins

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Laura Alice Perkins, 88, of Perryville died Sunday, March 11, 2007, at her home.

She was born Feb. 12, 1919, at Mexico, Mo., daughter of James R. and Frances Williams Vanlandingham. She and William A. Perkins were married Feb. 13, 1941. He died April 12, 1995.

Perkins was co-owner and bookkeeper at Landmark Gas Co. She was a member of First Baptist Church and Order of Eastern Star in St. Mary, Mo. She recently attended services at Cape County Cowboy Church.

Survivors include a son, Randall Perkins of Perryville, and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister.

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and from 6:30 a.m. until time of service Thursday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. An Eastern Star service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Jim Matthews officiating. Burial will be in Home Cemetery.