Athens Review, Athens, Texas

October 11, 2012

Eugene Perkins


The Athens Review

Athens — ATHENS- A memorial service for Eugene Perkins, 76, Athens, is scheduled for 11 a.m., Friday in Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with Joe Graham officiating.

Mr. Perkins died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 in Athens.

He was born Dec. 13, 1935 in Henderson to Jody Elvin and Maudie Lee Jenkins Perkins. After attending Henderson High School, Eugene spent two years in the U.S. Navy.  He loved to travel the country. He was an auto mechanic, and had been a resident of Athens four years.

Eugene was preceded in death by daughter Janice Perkins, stepson Adam Russell and brother Jody Perkins, Jr.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Barbara Ann Perkins, daughters Kathleen Hendricks and husband Rick, Joyce Love and husband Keith, stepsons Scott Russell and wife Desarrie, Edward Russell, grandchildren Amanda, Shelby, Wendy, Terri, Misty, Bubba, Madisson, great-grandchildren Becky, B. J., Austin, Paige, Kyle, Ratilynn, Shonda, Livia, Carson, Carly, great-great-granddaughter Kendra.

You may leave a message of condolence, or light a memory candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com.