August 16, 2015
Date of Service: August 20, 2015
Interment Location: Mausoleum of Peace
Mrs. Shirley J. Perry, age 71, of Johnson City, TN passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015 in the Select Specialty Hospital of the Bristol Regional Medical Center. A native of Washington County, TN she was the daughter of the late Ross Lester and Hazel B. Simpson. She was a homemaker and she was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Perry loved spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry E. Simpson; a sister, Zella M. Baird; sons-in-law, Michael Fisher, Jr. and Dana K. Bowman and a nephew, Terry Perry, Jr. Survivors include her husband, Roy E. Perry, of the home; two daughters, Melissa K. Bowman and Angela M. Fisher, both of Elizabethton; three grandchildren, Leah Deloach, Macey Fisher, Emily Fisher; two great-grandchildren, Payton Norris and Hannah Norris; a sister, Mary S. Hardy, Jonesborough and a special niece, Teresa Foster, Jonesborough. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A service to honor the life of Mrs. Shirley J. Perry will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August 20, 2015 in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from Noon until 1:00 P.M. on Thursday prior to the service or at the residence at any time. Entombment and committal will follow the funeral service in the Mausoleum of Peace of Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jeremiah Guinn, Mike Grindstaff, Payton Norris, Jerry Perry and Nate Perry.