Robert Perry

Sunday, March 14, 2004

ANNA, Ill. -- Robert Tull "Bob" Perry, 71, of Anna died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at the Union County Hospital.

He was born Feb. 18, 1933, at Belle Rive, Ill., son of Tull E. and Dovie Thomas Perry. He and Wanda Lee Wilson were married Nov. 23, 1951, at Eldorado, Ill.

Perry graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and was employed by the Illinois State Police for 36 years, retiring in 1991. He worked at the federal courthouse in Paducah, Ky., for six years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Beth Ann Perry of Jonesboro, Ill.; a son, Lt. Col. Clifton Scott of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.; a brother, David Perry of Gilroy, Calif.; four sisters, Naoma Davis and Cecile Craig, both of Anna, Martha Cawthon of Evansville, Ind., Maribelle Johnson of Florida; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by parents, a brother and a sister.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Lt. Col. Clifton Perry officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery.