Leona Bowman Perkins, 90, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2020. She was born December 15, 1929. Leona worked as a seamstress in several mills including Star-Knit Wear, Wellbreed and Soddy Hosiery Mill. She was of the Baptist faith. Leona was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Earl Perkins; sisters, Dorothy, Lucille, Francis, Genevive and Betty; brothers, Marvin and Gordon and grandson, James Paul London.
Survivors are her daughters, Carolyn Neely (Doyle), Shirley Varner (Ken McCrary) and Sharon Frisby (Larry); sister, Luvenia Wilson; grandchildren, Sherry Bryant (Ron), Billy Davis (Shannon), Melissa Hyslop (Craig), Rebecca Cheney (Kirk), Tonya Martin (Bobby); 13 great grandchildren, 8 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family will have a private service.
We would like to thank those from Hearth Hospice who were so loving and compassionate in caring for our mother. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hearth Hospice, 513 Georgia Avenue Chattanooga TN 37403.
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Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.
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