January 16, 2016
Date of Service: January 18, 2016
Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper
Rada Belle McKeehan Perry, 76, Elizabethton, a loving, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away Friday, January 15, 2016 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late John McKeehan, Sr. and Hassie Arnett McKeehan. Mrs. Perry was a 1957 graduate of Happy Valley High School. She was employed as a clerk at the South Elizabethton Utility District. She was a member of the Oak Grove Christian Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Perry and Infant daughter, Julie Perry and two brothers: Terry McKeehan and Louis McKeehan.
Survivors include two daughters: Debbie Perry Lenden and husband Kevin and Stephanie Perry Nanney and husband David, all of Elizabethton. Four Grandchildren: Aaron Lenden, Jessica Lenden Holt and husband Forrest, Victoria Nanney, and Vanessa Nanney all of Elizabethton. Two Great Grandchildren: Alayna Holt and Brayden Holt. Several Nieces & Nephews: Her Sisters: Nancy Verran and husband Don, Johnson City, and Betty Archer and husband Ron, Jonesborough. Five Brothers: Bud McKeehan and wife Loretta, Elizabethton and Ted McKeehan and wife Mary, Johnson City. Jackie McKeehan and wife Kim, Gray, Tony McKeehan and wife Jane, Johnson City and Bobby McKeehan and wife Devonia, Elizabethton. Two Half Brothers: John McKeehan and Charlie McKeehan both of Elizabethton. Her half Sister: Lennie Ellis and husband Frank, Elizabethton. Several nieces & Nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday, January 18, 2016 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Dr. Ted Thomas. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers will be: Grandsons, Brothers and Brothers-in-law: The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the Perry family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Perry family